Suffice it to say that I had difficulties fitting in as a young child. I really wasn’t all that different from anyone else in my class; I just happened to be unlucky — the odd one out in the popularity lottery. I tried to fit in using the only major tool I had at my disposal at the time: how I looked.
These were the years of Adidas tear away pants, Umbro checkered gym shorts, Calvin Klein and Jordache jeans. Go '90s.
It seems counterintuitive when the biggest financial problem I face is high debt and low-ish income, but I can’t help but wonder whether paying for a financial planner might be a worthy investment that’ll help my money work even better for me in the relatively short term, especially because I’m coming up to some major life changes.