Dec 29, 2022
In this episode, financial historian Mark Higgins takes us back to the Gilded Era where he explores Henrietta (Hetty) Green’s childhood and how she became such an astute investor.
Mark Higgins is an author and historian with many years of experience in the financial services industry. He is working on a complete history of the US financial system titled “Becoming an Enlightened Investor” and recently published an article in the Financial History magazine about Hetty Green and why he says she was the best investor in US History.
Hetty’s intriguing and often misunderstood story holds many lessons which are still relevant today.