Ryan Luke @ Arrest Your Debt

As a full-time police officer and personal finance blogger, Ryan has made it his personal mission to provide honest and easy to understand personal finance information. He is a husband and the father of three children. Through proper budgeting and money management, they have been able to live off one income and build wealth at the same time. Come join him in an active conversation about all the best personal finance information available at!

You Are Broke Because You Root For The Underdog (S.W.A.T review)

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Rooting for the Underdog?

Can Rooting for the Underdog Make You Broke?

Do you ever find yourself rooting for the underdog?

Whether it’s for a sporting event, a televised talent show, or even a political race — I’ll admit, I have a habit of cheering on whoever has fallen behind. Or the one who has the kind of backstory that pulls at your heart strings. Give me a solid David vs. Goliath match-up, and I’ll be rooting for the little guy! 

But sometimes it’s a more prudent idea to take a step back and evaluate things from a different perspective. Take the lead with your head rather than your heart. To find out why — read more below!

This next guest post was written by my friend Ryan, who blogs at Arrest Your Debt

You’re broke because you root for the underdog? That’s quite a powerful assumption to make but it may actually be true. That statement serves two purposes – to get you to start thinking about money differently and to motivate you to make a positive change.

The S.W.A.T. Underdog In A Nutshell

Recently I have been watching a TV series called “S.W.A.T.” (2017 CBS T.V. Series) about a tactical team based out of Los Angeles, California. You may be surprised to learn that as a police officer myself, I usually avoid watching “cop shows.” Cops usually hate “cop shows” because of the ridiculous unrealistic expectations portrayed in the scenes.

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