Curt Degerman was a Swedish man who…

Curt Degerman was a Swedish man who died a millionaire (1.2 million USD) at the age of 60 after collecting and recycling cans and bottles for 40 years. What no one knew was that, after making the rounds to collect recyclables from trash throughout the city, Curt spent hours in the local library pouring over financial newspapers. Over the years, he became an expert on the stock market, investing the modest sum he earned from recycling in stocks and mutual funds, valued at close to a million dollars.