It Doesn't Make Cents
It Doesn't Make Cents
Using debt to "start over"

Using debt to "start over"

Hot take: sometimes you actually NEED debt and that's ok

This episode is about how sometimes you really need debt to move forward in your life. And even if you don’t need it, sometimes it can be a big help and well worth it to use debt as a tool to level up.

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It Doesn't Make Cents
It Doesn't Make Cents
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