David Cassidy filed for bankruptcy. According to the LA Times article, he has about $10 million in assets and about the same in debt – including $39K in credit cards, $292K in mortgage and $131K in attorney, medical and other bills.
I feel for the guy. When I’m 64, I Think I Owe You certainly ain’t the song I wanna be singing. Too on the nose? How ‘bout: I Woke Up In Debt This Morning, or one of the deeper cuts, Point Me In The Direction of a Bankruptcy. Those are the titles, Weird Al. Go nuts!
Let’s get past the fact that I know lyrics to Partridge Family songs and get to the important stuff. Whatever your profession, the rule is very simple: Spend less than you bring in. Set some aside to splurge. Save some for when you’re no longer in demand.