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.