Today our intern started. Here is his intro to this blog.
Pete the Planner: John, how much money is a lot of money?
John: Six figures.
PTP: Like $750k?
John: $100k is a lot of money.
PTP: Why didn’t you say that in the first place?
John: (Makes uncomfortable face)
PTP: Just kidding.
PTP: What do you hope to learn?
John: I want to learn to be a financial planner.
PTP: Was Merrill Lynch not hiring?
John: He was, but I have more to learn from you.
PTP: You know Merrill Lynch isn’t a person, it is a firm.
John: I know.
PTP: Are you overpaid?
PTP: We will see.
Good luck, John.
Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the host of the popular radio show and podcast, The Pete the Planner Show. Pete is considered one of the foremost experts on financial wellness in the world, but he’s just as likely to talk your ear off about bass fishing.