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Here’s one of the best gifts for a high school graduate

Alessandra Malito
Here’s one of the best gifts for a high school graduate

Doug Nordman and his wife have always talked to their daughter, Carol, about the concept of retirement, and it was when she was a teenager that she decided she wanted to be financially independent, he said. “She’d also watched other families and decided that she wanted to save her money for financial independence instead of buying more stuff,” he said. Discussing money — and especially retirement — with a teenager pays off, and it’s never too early to start the conversation.