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A Day in the Life of a Bankrupt Man – Insight 5

Note: This article is part of an on-going series about Jim, a fun-loving but financially disastrous friend. Let’s see what adventure he has in store today. Today we continue our adventure with Jim, our soon-to-be bankrupt man. Jim is a real person, a friend of mine, though the name is fabricated. It’s been a little while since I last encountered [...] Read more

A Day in the Life of a Bankrupt Man – Insight 4

Note: This article is part of an on-going series about Jim, a fun-loving but financially-disastrous friend. Let’s see what adventure he has in store today. Shortly after my return from Greece, I found myself sorting through the massive stack of snail mail that had amassed since my departure. At least 80% of it turned out to be junk, but a letter [...] Read more

A Day in the Life of a Bankrupt Man – Insight 3

Today we once again meet Jim, our soon-to-be-bankrupt friend. Poor Jim just can’t catch a break – every time he comes close to breaking free from the “living month-to-month” cycle, something (or someone) pulls him back into the fray. Remember that Jim’s parents are bankrupt, and have been for over eight years now. They have taught Jim everything [...] Read more

A Day in the Life of a Bankrupt Man – Insight 2

Recently we met Jim, a real life 26-year-old soon-to-be-bankrupt man. He’s a typical Joe, err… Jim, working his way (slowly) through college, working a part-time job, and trying to make ends meet each month. I should mention that Jim’s parents have been bankrupt for many years now, and they’ve taught their son everything they know. Alas, the apple [...] Read more

A Day in the Life of a Bankrupt Man – Insight 1

Meet Jim, a 26-year-old male. He’s an average guy for the most part – single, slowly working his way through college, working a part-time job to pay his bills. However, Jim’s parents filed for bankruptcy eight years ago and have not managed to work their way out yet. Everything Jim knows about money, he learned from his parents. Jim will probably [...] Read more

24th December