Category: Financial Literacy
Ryan Joined ‘a frugal Athlete podcast’ to talk about how financial literacy impacted his career on and off the field. Press play!
I recently sat down with someone to help them start investing. I began as I always do by asking what companies they already know. We were watching a football game at the time, so I asked when this person thought ESPN was going to stop making money. “Never,” he answered.
Let us go beyond peace as Dr. Martin Luther King wanted us to. Let’s talk about money.
I was asked by a young Pittsburgh Steeler teammate to help him plan his money. I must have told him a dozen times, “Do not go and buy a new car.” But in his first year, making $550,000 ($300K after taxes and agent fees), he purchased a brand-new Porsche Panamera. Three months later he was…
I often get asked for money advice. Friends, co-workers, former NFL players, even guys from my basketball team will occasionally reach out to me seeking assistance with their money mindset.
Going into my eighth NFL season, a major decision presented itself.