PD01: Jerone Gillespie - Overcoming adversity and making the most of a $25k salary
My guest this week is Jerone Gillespie. You may have seen him on CNBC's Millenial Money where he discussed how he crushes debt with only $25000 a year. In this episode, we discuss his love for taxes, his investing philosophy, his youtube business, and many more.
3:05 - Background
5:16 - Saving & Paying down debt
6:20 - Having to sleep in his car
12:10 - Love for doing taxes
17:55 - His lessons from reading The Intelligent Investor
21:15 - Picking stocks vs Indexing
25:05 - Sacrificing returns as long as it's fun
27:20 - YouTube Business
29:29 - Online Brand & Social Capital
30:35 - An unexpected favor from ClearValue Tax
35:00 - Interest in Software Engineering
37:20 - Artificial Intelligence & the evolution of homo sapiens. Homo Deus
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