Spending Cash Earlier than You Have It


One other query got here in over Twitter, as a form of follow-up to the sudden cancellation of Roseanne:

Are you an fool for spending cash understanding you’ll have a job for season 2?

Not ME, in fact. I don’t do that.

Even when the star of your present isn’t a total nutjob, there isn’t a assure your present will truly come again for an additional season. And even when the present does come again, there’s no assure it’ll final by means of the season; hell, it may only air a single episode.

Shit occurs, and it’s nearly definitely not a PA’s fault. Perhaps the scores are dangerous, possibly the present runs over funds, possibly one too many horses break their legs. The purpose is, you may’t rely on the present persevering with.

And let’s not neglect the truth that the show may go on without you. And once more, it might not even be your fault.

So no, don’t spend cash you don’t have but. The truth is, don’t spend cash you do have. Save it, as an alternative. Even setting apart calamities and sudden cancellations, you ned to be ready for hiatus. You’re going to be out of labor for a few months between seasons.

In case you’re beginning out, in your profession and in life, you’ll want to save as a lot cash as you may. Get a roommate. Stay in a extra inexpensive a part of city. Don’t exit partying each evening. Discover methods to entertain yourself for free.

This manner, when it comes time to tighten your belt, A) you gained’t should tighten very a lot, and B) you’ll be used to a thinner waistband anyway.

None of that is very enjoyable to consider. You’re younger, probably single, residing in one of the vital thrilling cities on this planet. However if you wish to final on this enterprise, you’ll want to truly be taught to be a accountable grownup.


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