April 19, 2021

007 | It's Your Debt, Pay It | Overcoming the Victim Mindset

Show Summary:

In episode 005, we discuss student loan forgiveness as a metaphor for the idea of the victim mentality.

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In our win/fail segment, Gary is mad that he didn’t get Biden Bucks, Sarah went on her first hike, and Peter

Main Discussion:

Next, we dive into our topic of the day, “It’s Your Debt, Pay It!”  

Our discussion in this episode is about the victim mentality and lack of accountability that is pervasive in our society today.  We use student loan forgiveness as a metaphor to further the discussion.  The underlying message is that we control our lives and the mindset around what happens to us even though we can not control what happens to us.

Listener Feedback:

The Fat & Broke team then moves on to fan feedback from the show and the gettingfatgoingbroke.com blog.  Jess asks a question about protein powder that Peter has no answer for and Carolyn commented on one of our blog posts and talks about making her own pasta which we all agree sounds amazing! 

Key Topics:

  • Victim Mentality
  • Accountability
  • We can’t control what happens to us but we can control how we react to it
  • Biden Bucks
  • Stimmy

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