|5 things they don't tell you about being poor...
Being poor is like a game of poker where if you lose, the other players get to fuck you. And if you win, the dealer fucks you. A bunch of you reading this are among the 45 million ďworking poorĒ in America, and if youíre not, you know somebody who is. Like me.
Or 60 percent of all retired NBA players, according to this site.
Iím not blaming anybody but myself for getting into this situation (I was drunk for two straight decades) and Iím not asking for anybodyís sympathy. What I am saying is that people are quick to tell you to pick yourself up by your bootstraps and just stop being poor. What they donít understand is the series of intricate financial traps that makes that incredibly difficult.
If youíre not poor, thatís awesome. Iím not mad at you, or jealous. Hopefully youíll never find out that Ö