4 important financial lessons from retired slugger Mo Vaughn
When you think of Mo Vaughn, you probably remember the burly slugger who smashed 328 homers and won the 1995 AL MVP. You probably don't think of a burgeoning real estate mogul dishing hard-learned financial advice.
But in a new Forbes profile, Vaughn talks a bit about his post-baseball business success, most notably with the New York-based real estate firm he co-founded in 2004. A few of his tips even apply to those who have never signed an $80 million contract with the Angels:
No. 1: "This dollar is not a dollar"
No. 2: "Sign your [own] checks"
No. 3: "You are who you're around"
No. 4: "You ain't IBM"
The most important lesson: Always trust financial advice from a guy who's built his own business empire - especially when he can also do this: