Today’s fantastic family finance article is:
Here’s a favorite quote often attributed to Thomas Jefferson:
I’m a great believer in luck.
I find the harder I work,
The more I have of it.
It turns out this quote probably came from a guy named Coleman Cox in the 1920s.
So why doesn’t Coleman get the credit? Bad luck I guess...
Two messages for the kids:
- First, hard work means more opportunities, more luck.
- Second, you don’t always get the credit you deserve, but your work can still be enjoyed by many.
Whether recognized or not, hard work is a winner.
Get tomorrow’s tip here.