Having grown up in a family business, Buck developed an interest in compounding money early in life. He is forever indebted to his mother for introducing him to investing. Buck earned a B.A. in Sociology from McDaniel College and an MBA for Wake Forrest University. In 1998 he became a fulltime Fool, initially working in the Fool's technology department. He now heads up investor learning and operations working closely with the Fool's world class group of analysts. His Motley core value is... Be Learning, Always.