Eric Trump started getting a taste of the family business at young age, tagging along with his real estate and hotel tycoon father, Donald Trump. That early immersion set the stage for Eric's involvement with the Trump Organization as an adult, and his desire to follow in his father's footsteps.
All parents aim to bestow their wisdom on their children -- but if your dad is an investment guru, you might want to listen extra carefully. In this Father's Day special report, DailyFinance asked the adult children of these icons about what they had learned about money and life from their dads.
You might expect that with a father like Warren Buffett, the road through life would be paved with gold -- and advice about how to make a mint. Not so, says Peter Buffett, who says the biggest gift the billionaire gave to his offspring was his philosophy of integrity and authenticity to your true self.
When you're the daughter of investment guru Peter Lynch, it's kind of hard not to pick up great financial advice from dear old dad, even when he's not going out of his way to give it to you. That was the case for Annie Lukowski, one of three daughters of the famed Fidelity Investments Magellan fund manager.
Discount brokerage king Charles Schwab never actually sat daughter Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz down for a talk about the financial birds and the bees when she was a youngster. But she managed to to pick up his philosophy, passion and advocacy along the way to her own investing career.
As America's hard-working, actively parenting dads prepare to unwrap their gifts of grills, barbecue mitts and ties, it's worth asking if Father's Day is a genuine holiday, designed to honor them, or just retail event designed to help the economy through the rough patch between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.
You love your dad, but you don't have to buy everything he taught you about money. DailyFinance celebrates Father's Day by debunking six financial myths he might have held held true. He still deserves the socks and the cologne. Just don't necessarily trust him with your portfolio.
The Great Recession had a disproportionately high impact on male unemployment. But now, the tentative recovery is driving job gains in areas like construction and financial services, helping male hiring regain lost ground -- some good news for Father's Day.