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Money advice from famous TV dads


Sheriff Andy Taylor, Ben Cartwright, Louis Huang and even Homer Simpson can give financial lessons

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Want money advice? Ask dad. At least, that’s the way it often works on television. From Ward Cleaver in “Leave It to Beaver” to Louis Huang in “Fresh Off the Boat,” the TV dad dispensing money advice is a small-screen staple. Here are six TV dads and six financial strategies: Just how good — or bad — is their advice?

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