I’m still reeling from the financial collapse but once I get a full time job with benefits, I pull back the curtain on the supposed complexity of finances. I’m an idealist inside the financial industry on a mission to learn how to do this money stuff the “right” way. This seems to either be a conspiracy or the greatest mystery of our lifetimes but I’m determined and I investigate further and start to learn how to money better than anyone I know.Read More
We left the last episode with me feeling financially free, even though I was only making $9/hour and was technically financially dependent on my parents. This episode is all about the bubble bursting, both my own personal financial bubble and that of the global economy. There's an infinite supply of factors beyond our control that impact how we money from mental illness to financial collapse and the only way out is through.Read More
Here's where I get a real job, a bank account, and a credit card. Also, a lesson in being silenced by a paycheck but it's okay - we're going to Disney World. This whole getting a real job thing was a pivotal moment in my money journey as it should be because you kind of need to make money to spend money but I suppose there’s also credit which I started to dabble in as well. Also, now that the statute of limitations has expired, my friends and I lightly looted Disney World and I got my first taste of sexual harassment in the workplace. Exciting times!
In this episode, I dive into my earliest memories around my upbringing in Queens, NY, how they may have shaped my views on money and economics, and how the actual heck did I afford all the crap I bought before I ever legitimately worked? Also, I got attacked by a peacock. It's not necessarily related, but it happened. It was kind of a thing.Read More