A Birthday Surprise, Masking the Truth and Being a Team Player

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This Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast episode is mostly about how wearing a mask to save lives is somehow political and offensive to some people. I begin the show with an interesting realization that my birthday has always been on Juneteenth. Now, I had an idea what that day was but for 55 years really didn’t absorb it until the past few weeks of protests and Black Lives Matter successfully expanded my clarity on the issue…so…that’s pretty cool… Happy Juneteenth! Then I dive deep into the current controversy of wearing a mask in public to help in preventing the spread …

Ditch Your Debt and the Right Way to Use Credit Cards

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This week, my own personal financial adviser / guru, Aleksander Cupi (Lifetime Investments and Insurance) joins me to talk about how we can all get rid of debt and how to use are credit cards the right way. As usual, I start off the show with the 3 Feel Good Stories of the Week: 1. College Student Walked 20 Miles to the First Day of Work So His Boss Gave Him A Car 2. Cop Notices a Boy With Bloody Socks and Returns With A New Pair of Shoes 3. Bicyclist Carries Wounded Dog on His Back, Finds Him a …

Why Are We So Divided? … The Lost Art of Civility

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What the hell is going on in the world right now? Why are we so divided? Why can’t we be open to and respect differing opinions? Why have we lost the art of Civility? This week, my very special guest, Boston Jeff, and I really get into why we are becoming so divided in our ideologies (not just in the U.S.) and the solution to coming together…the art of Civility. Jeff is VERY animated and very opinionated (he’s a Trump supporter while I am, well, let’s say OPPOSITE), which is a perfect combination for the topic. The Mess Has Been …

Is Adulting Helping or Hurting Millennials?

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This week Tony and his long-time colleague Lexi Rodriguez take on the topic of, “Is Adulting Helping or Hurting Millennials?” This episode of the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast is in search of why the term and concept of “adulting” was created by the Millennial Generation in the first place, and I wanted some Millennial feedback on how they believe popularizing a common transition from adolescent into adulthood is benefiting their generation? In the show, Tony and Lexi talk about the number of ways this term has been used through standard print and social media and also pick out a …