Billionaire Buffett Began by Scavenging

March 3, 2009 at 8:31 am | Posted in Celebrities | Leave a comment

golfballFabled investor and generous philanthropist Warren Buffett, whose wealth tops $40 billion, learned his financial skills at an early age and literally from the bottom up.

The son of a frugal Midwestern stockbroker, “young Warren inherited his father’s business sense and found he had a knack for entrepreneurship as well. He started with a paper route and gradually expanded his portfolio to selling scavenged golf balls,” writes David Billet in Commentary.

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