A lot of people look to their fathers for all sorts of advice. When it comes to money and financial matters, it turns out that most Americans go to dad first.

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In a recent study of more than 1,000 Americans, LendingTree found that we really do lean on dad quite a bit, especially when we have money questions. And it isn’t just the types of questions that start with our hands out and “can I borrow?” According to the results, dads have a significant impact on the development of good money habits.

But that’s what financial advisors are supposed to be for, right? However, according to LendingTree, at least 23 percent of respondents said they’d ask their dad about money before consulting a financial advisor, and at least 1 in 4 Americans will go directly to their dads first — before anyone else — when a financial question pops up.

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