Finance Podcaster Paco de Leon

Welcome Paco:

We’re joined on the Starline by an author, illustrator, musician and podcaster. To save money because her salary was so miniscule, she rode her bike to work every day. Her podcast “Weird Finance” explores the uncomfortable situation that money, or lack thereof, puts us in daily. We welcome Paco de Leon.

Paco, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You’ve had experiences in consulting, financial planning, wealth management, banking and even collections. What’s the worst decision you ever made with money?

Money decisions are a choice, do we order dessert or invest it in a 529 for our kids. Why is handling money so terrifying for people?

You have tackled so many stories in your Taking Stock set of articles. Which one hit too close to home?

What do you want people to get out of Weird Finance?

How did the pandemic stressed people with money?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. First financial book you ever read?

2. Best thing about your producer Ramsey Yount?

3. What was the last thing you bought for someone else?

4. Best thing about your wife?

5. Best song from your band Mister Fantasy?

6. What was your 1st tattoo of?

7. Best thing about Cal State Fullerton?

8. Do you remember the 1st person you helped in “Allies in Arts” and are you still in touch with them?

How has the feds actions encourage or discourage you ?

Do you think bank runs are in the future?

What scares you about money?

Paco, you are saving up to buy what?

One Big Question:

How would you value your life if it was an inventory valuation method? Are you FIFO or LIFO?

The Wrap:

She has a seahorse on her butt, hated “Think and Grow Rich” and is concerned about the fed’s actions. Listen to “Weird Finance” wherever you get podcasts. Paco de Leon, thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

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