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Celebrities savvy with savings

Watch out for city slickers

Andy Borowitz
Comedian and creator of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"

Bankrate: Is there a good way to get rich quickly?

Andy Borowitz: I generally think there's no great get-rich-quick scheme out there. People get very excited about hedge funds because they hear about them doing 700 percent in one year, and I think those would be the exceptions. I'm from Ohio, and I basically consider myself something of a hick or a rube. So I have to be especially cautious that I don't get tricked by city slickers. I think things like index funds, municipal bonds and money market funds are good.

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Lesson learned: Forget get-rich-quick schemes and go for the tried and true.

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