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Ben Franklin: Founding Father of Microfinance and Open-Source Tech

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Release Date: 10/02/2022

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If you want someone to manage your money then you better pay them. That’s just one lesson from Ben Franklin’s complicated financial life.

Robert Brokamp talks with Michael Meyer, author of “Benjamin Franklin's Last Bet: The Favorite Founder's Divisive Death, Enduring Afterlife, and Blueprint for American Prosperity” about:
- Franklin's mistakes in estate planning
- The power of small, anonymous donations
- Other fun facts about America's first celebrity

Host: Robert Brokamp
Guest: Michael Meyer
Producer: Ricky Mulvey
Engineer: Rick Engdahl