Make Money Mondays

'My daughter bought Spur shares when she was 10 years old' - Dr Adrian Saville

I’ve been fascinated by investing for as long as I know.

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

I remember driving to school with my father; listening to economic news.

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week he interviewed Citadel Chief Strategist and Professor at Gibs Dr Adrian Saville.

Saville is a disciple of contrarian, deep-value investing – but what is it about money that keeps him up at night?

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

My financial awareness started around the age of eight when I got 10 cents of pocket money a week.

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

My daughter bought Spur shares when she was 10 years old. She has done fantastically well!

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

My first entrepreneurial venture was called The Blue Rumour mobile disco! I love music; it was a wonderful cocktail.

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

I rode a Vespa. The scariest thing about it was that someone might see me!

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

Good investing is not sexy; it’s not glamorous.

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

Great investments are about the power of compounding.

Dr Adrian Saville, Citadel

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