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What's the brokest you have ever been? I'll go first, in college I would get 2 for a dollar Arizona ice teas and then 2 mcchickens. Eat and drink one, lunch and dinner.

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Lived in the back of a van (2008) and lost my student loan which was used to buy real estate. Only then was I qualified to be an FA.

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In the late ‘80’s and didn’t have a job. Lived on Mac n Cheese. Moved money from one credit card to another. Very stressful but I committed to never being in that position again.

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2008-2009. Only a couple years in the industry. Wife went back to college. 2 young kids. Lived on credit. The kind career insurance agents at the firm were kind enough to white out my name on my apps and put their info on because their income had dropped to less than 50K per month.

I gambled professionally for 18 months, counting cards. Wife did not understand why I was going to the casino so much and thought I had a gambling problem. Emotionally draining on every front.

Only stubbornness stopped me from filing backruptcy. We only made 14K that year and had 120K in debt.

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Early 70s while in college lived two buildings from a bar that on Saturday they gave away free meatball grinders and quarter draft beers

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Before this business, homelessness. Lived in my broken car in summer before sobering up.

6 months in the business, power, water and phone cut off in a week. Next week an eviction notice. Tough start

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