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5 financial lessons I learned from my time as a circus clown – MarketWatch

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus operated Clown College from 1969 to 1997. I attended in fall 1978 in Venice, Fla., home of Ringling’s winter quarters. Clown College was a one-semester, tuition-free, rigorous training program in clowning. After completing General Electric’s GE, -0.95% two-year financial management program, I wanted to do something different. I …

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5 financial lessons I learned from my time as a circus clown – MarketWatch

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus operated Clown College from 1969 to 1997. I attended in fall 1978 in Venice, Fla., home of Ringling’s winter quarters. Clown College was a one-semester, tuition-free, rigorous training program in clowning. After completing General Electric’s GE, -0.68% two-year financial management program, I wanted to do something different. I …

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Financial Career Started With a Ride on a Hog Truck – The Wall Street Journal

As a World War II veteran, Henry B. Tippie qualified for GI Bill benefits that paid for his accounting studies at the University of Iowa. Getting a job was a bigger challenge. Applying to accounting firms by mail didn’t work. So Mr. Tippie accepted a free overnight ride on a truck carrying hogs to Chicago, …

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