Lessons from Warren Buffett's Progeny

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Lessons from Warren Buffett's Progeny
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You might think that the son of the world's richest investor would be partying it up in some tropical locale while squandering the family fortune. But as it turns out, that's not how Warren Buffett raised his children to behave.

His son, musician Peter Buffett, is the author of the new book, "Life is What You Make It: Finding Your Own Path to Fulfillment," detailing how he avoided becoming just another spoiled child with a very rich parent.

Buffett has famously given away most of his billions to charity instead of his children, often lamenting the "silver dagger in your back" that most of us know as the silver spoon in your mouth.

It seems that this has helped Buffett's children and grandchildren to become well-adjusted, "normal, happy" people, as his son Peter puts it. And it's precisely because his father never forced him to join the ranks of Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett's company, and because they had to make their own way.

In Peter's new book, he touts the rewards of pursuing one's passions and the benefits of having a good value system. He is decidedly against society's quest for material fulfillment, a value he may have inherited from his famously frugal father.

There's little doubt that having the last name "Buffett" can land you excellent opportunities, but it doesn't seem to have gone to Peter's head.

Peter writes in his book, "Economic prosperity may come and go; that's just how it is. But values are the steady currency that earn us the all-important rewards."

Peter's lessons are for all of us: Follow your passion. Do what you love. You will be far happier, and "wealthier," for it.


An article in the New York Times this week reported on the surge in education after the Great Depression. The article said, "In 1930, only 30 percent of teenagers graduated from high school. By 1940, after a decade in which there often was nothing better to do than stay in school, the number had jumped to 50 percent."

The article went on to say, "In a historical echo, the share of young adults in recent years who graduated from college happened to be about 30 percent."

Longtime readers of our publications know that we've been discussing the growing pro-profit education trend since the depths of the Great Recession. And the boom isn't over yet. In fact, Editor Mike Cintolo featured Bridgepoint Education (BPI) in Cabot Top Ten Report on March 22, writing this:

"Bridgepoint Education operates two traditional post-secondary schools: Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa, and University of the Rockies in Colorado Springs, Colorado. But 99% of its (or Bridgepoint's) students receive their education online, so location really doesn't matter. Bridgepoint offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in such disciplines as business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences. And the company is growing fast by expanding its virtual footprint, capturing students who fail to succeed in traditional physical colleges. In fact, Ashford University has now completed a total of 38 articulation agreements representing 134 college campuses, meaning students can transfer credits from those schools to continue to work toward their degrees through Ashford. Total enrollment at the end of December was 53,688 students, up 70% from the year before. The latest earnings release, on March 2, was superb, topping analysts' estimates and leading to a rosy forecast for the future."

It was also recently featured in Cabot Wealth Advisory when Paul Goodwin wrote:

"BPI is a relatively young stock, having come public in April 2009, and it began 2010 trading at 15.  The stock is now around 25, after a huge surge in March, and is digesting its gains.  The technical cue to look for is a breakout above its old high of 27.5 on heightened volume."

We're still waiting on that breakout, but in encouraging news, the stock looks to be forming a base around its current level. I expect it to head higher once the market resumes its uptrend.

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In case you didn't get a chance to read all the issues of Cabot Wealth Advisory this week and want to catch up on any investing and stock tips you might have missed, I have links below to each issue.

Cabot Wealth Advisory 5/10/10 - First Graders Playing Soccer

On Monday, Timothy Lutts re-printed the very first Cabot Wealth Advisory, detailing why you should only buy insurance for things you can't afford to replace. He also discussed the current stock market and two stocks that are doing well. Featured stock: Acme Packet (APKT) and SanDisk (SNDK).



Cabot Wealth Advisory 5/13/10 - Lessons from a Student of the Market

On Thursday, Michael Cintolo discussed what we could learn from the market's crash last week and how it compares to two other sharp retreats in recent years ... and what it portends for the future. Mike also discussed the benefits of formulating an investing game plan and a stock that's doing surprisingly well. Featured stock: Owens Corning (OC).


Until next time,

Elyse Andrews
Editor of Cabot Wealth Advisory

P.S. Connect with me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/IconoInvestor


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