Friday, December 30, 2011

The Best of "When You Are Broke"

Dear Family,

In time for the new year, we wanted to thank you for listening to us.  We decided to compile all of the shows from our ongoing and critically acclaimed (by official broke people everywhere) "when you're broke" segments into one big blog.  Check it out.  We also compiled of "Best of the Worst of the 1%" HERE.  Thanks for listening and Happy New Year!

1. Food: Buying, cooking, and eating it when you got no cash

Guests:
Courtenay Strickland from Common Threads
Alejandro Cantagallo, Chef and Culinary Instructor
Alex Cuevas, Owner of Choices Vegan Cafe
Dr. Marvin Dunn, Founder of Roots in the City, check out their website for Overtown's Farmer's Market hours

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2. Fitness when you have no funds

Guests:
Joseph Phelan, a Miami Crossfit trainer
Beverley Bradley of Underground Physique in Brooklyn
Jitu Sadiki, a community organizer in California working with formerly incarcerated people talking about the "prison work-out"

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3. Defending yourself against them damn debt collectors

Guest:
Herman de Jesus of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP) talked about what to do when you get calls from debt collectors: your rights and how to write a dispute letter, the law, resources for free legal assistance, free credit reports and referrals to private consumer law attorneys.

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4. Good House"keeping" by fighting eviction and foreclosure

Guests:
Luis Daniel Caridad, Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP)
Purvi Shah, Florida Legal Services-Community Justice Project
Shannan Reaze, Let's Talk About It!

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5. Handling the holidays when you are broke

Guest:
Bill Losey, financial adviser

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Finally, even though Art Basel is over, don't forget our guide "Basel when Broke."

We thank everyone for tuning in this year and can't wait for next year.  Let's Talk About It!


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