What 5 successful business leaders wish they’d known about money in their 20s

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Five successful business people share what they wish they had known about money in their 20s. Kart Cole suggests that you learn to accept delayed gratification. Sara Blakely advocates saving a portion of you paycheck to build a nest egg. Joanne Bradford warns against credit card debt, often accompanied by high interest rates. Michele Promaulayko recommends learning about money rather than being intimidated by finances. Jenn Hyman wishes she had kept track of her spending.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the concept of delayed gratification
  • Create a nest egg
  • Know how much you spend

“Even some of the most successful people admit to having made money mistakes as a 20-something.”


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