Brokenomics: 50 Ways to Live the Dream on a Dime

Version: Unabridged
Author: Dina Gachman
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Self Development, Finance
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: April 2015
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 30 minutes
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In "Brokenomics," author Dina Gachman shares the lessons she s learned about how to live large in the cheap seats. Through stories both painfully honest and laugh-out-loud funny that anyone can relate to, Dina reveals all the tricks you need to live the good life without spending a ton of money.

"Brokenomics" covers the place where economics and everyday life collide. It includes: rules for changing your mind-set (There will always be someone richer, taller, smarter, and better looking than you);wise words about making big decisions, like raising children or not (Why have a baby when you can just get a nice potted plant?);clear-eyed relationship advice (Do not date anyone who loves their bong more than they love you);solid guidance for renters (The freeloader s guide to housesitting); andstrategies for talking to your honey about money without breaking up.

This helpful and hilarious handbook has the answers for crafting your own version of the glamorous life without breaking the bank. Dina shares advice on every page while keeping things fresh, light, and fun. Written with the wisdom afforded by hindsight, "Brokenomics" will appeal to recent college grads, newly committed couples, and those facing career crises alike."

Author Details

Author Details

Gachman, Dina

Dina Gachman s comedic blog about the economy, "Bureaucracy for Breakfast", has been featured on "Marketplace", "20/20", and Chelsea Handler s Borderline Amazing Comedy. She writes for "Forbes", "Salon", "Hairpin", "xoJane", "Hello Giggles", and "Interview "and has published two comic books, one about Marilyn Monroe and the other on Elizabeth Taylor. Gachman has a BA in English from UCLA and an MFA in film production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.