Cheapskate Wisdom … That Should Be in College Graduation Commencement Addresses

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“Visit Graceland at least once, to see what happens to some people when they get too much money.”

From a Boston Globe column in which Jennifer Graham lists nuggets of wisdom that should be in college graduation commencement speeches. The lessons include tips about money:

When you are 40, you will wish that you had tucked away in a risk-free CD all that money you spent lunching out in your 20s. Is that General Tso’s chicken really that good? For that matter, are you sure it’s chicken?

And careers as well:

There are no Dwights in real life. But everyone else on The Office is someone you will encounter repeatedly throughout your career. And there are many more Stanleys than Pams.