She washed clothes for a living.

Her schooling had ended in the sixth grade. Never married. No kids.

All she had was her work and an important lesson from her mother:

Save your money.

Despite her low wages, Oseola McCarty opened her first savings account at First Mississippi National Bank, where she made frequent yet seemingly insignificant deposits.

A quarter here, a dollar there.

Little by little, ya know.

As the decades passed and her contributions persisted, this low-income washwoman had accumulated what she called “more money than I could ever use.”

How much?

You’ll be shocked.

What did she do with it?

You’ll be inspired.

Tap the play button above to hear Robin Sharma share Oseola’s incredible story on today’s Finance Friday episode of The Quote of The Day Show.

Happy Friday.

Source: WGS17 Sessions: The Anatomy of a Future Leader

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