Hi Charlie, thanks for your comment. Respectfully, I disagree with you on almost every count haha. which is okay, reasonable minds can disagree!

I think the very basics of managing money could be put into one page. But the actually execution of so many decisions like investing, pensions, debt/leverage, when to take social security, how to help pay for a child’s education Etc… is very complex and the list goes on and on.

As for the article, most of what I respond to is not the headline but actual quotes from the article. The message I get from the GQ article is “you’re probably screwed anyway, so don’t feel bad”… I absolutely hate that message.

But that’s just my take on it, I appreciate if your read it a different way. I always appreciate another point of view.



Economic policy wonk by day. Personal finance writer by night. I write about investing, debt, and all things related to money. Editor of Making of a Millionaire

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