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Ron Lieber is an award-winning New York Times “Your Money” columnist and the author of a new book, “The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Roadmap for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make.” Ron is also the author of “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money” and co-author of “Taking Time Off: Inspiring Stories of Students Who Enjoyed Successful Breaks from College and How You Can Plan Your Own.”
Before joining The Times in 2008, Ron wrote the “Green Thumb” personal finance column for The Wall Street Journal and was part of the startup team at that paper’s Personal Journal section.
This podcast is hosted by Rick Ferri, CFA, a long-time Boglehead and investment adviser. The Bogleheads are a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group. It is a conflict-free community where individual investors reach out and provide education, assistance, and relevant information to other investors of all experience levels at no cost. The organization supports a free website at Bogleheads.org, and the wiki site is Bogleheads® wiki.
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