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7 Presidents Who Were Way Poorer Than You Realize

Updated 15 Sep 2017 18.0k views7 items

If you are one of the millions of Americans currently struggling with the consequences of bad financial decision making, you can take some comfort in the fact that you are not alone. We all make mistakes with money; teachers, plumbers, lawyers, even presidents. You might find this hard to believe, but there are many US presidents who went broke.

This list is going to cover presidents who lost their money in the most egregious ways. Spoiler alert: it turns out most of the guys who are on money were absolutely terrible with it.

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