Season 2, Episode 4 - Sharon Lechter: Financial Guru with a Legacy of Creating Legacies

From advising two different United States Presidents in financial literacy to authoring 27 books, several of which were on the New York Times Bestselling list, Sharon Lechter is considered an expert in the finance world. She has spent more than 30 years as a CPA and is a successful entrepreneur. In this episode, Sharon recalls her journey of becoming a well-known, successful finance guru, writing the story of the best-selling Rich Dad, Poor Dad series, and what sparked her passion for financial literacy education. Tune in as Sharon gives advice to the next generation on financial education and shares her heart for helping entrepreneurs.

In This Episode:
  • [04:45] Sharon discusses the beginning of her accounting career.
  • [11:21]  Sharon makes a questionable career move but meets her husband out of it.
  • [13:47] Sharon shares an experience that sparked her life-long passion for financial literacy education.
  • [15:46] The interesting origination of the best-selling book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad.
  • [23:29] Sharon shares advice for the next generation in regards to learning about money. 
  • [26:34] Sharon’s current happenings and how to contact her.

  • Instead of trading time for money, learn how to invest in assets so you can make money while you sleep. Make your assets work for you.
  • You have to do more than earn money. You have to learn what to do with that money in order to expand wealth and invest wisely.
  • “Live your legacy.” If you are going to chase a dream, chase it all the way to its fullest potential.