Setting Your Stride from Rock Bottom

Charlie Chaplin as the famous tramp character in City Lights, 1931.

A Look at Personal Struggle and Social Inequity in Finance. In my first two posts in this series of short articles grappling with the preparatory steps required to embark on the path of financial planning and investment, my personal story was revealed for the purpose of discussing how we get ourselves into the rut of…… Continue reading Setting Your Stride from Rock Bottom

Democracy and Personal Freedom in Big Finance

The upside down pyramid of Slovak Radio Building. Photo courtesy of gilb-84 on Flickr.

I am a great example of what is possible for a low-income person. Here is the short of it: I went from, at the beginning of 2017, flat broke, on food stamps, bad credit, and crashing in someone’s basement for free, to…