When Stephanie Wittels Wachs introduces herself — to her daughter’s new first-grade teacher, for instance — it can be a little awkward. “What do you do?” they’ll ask her. “I make podcasts,” Wachs replies. “Oh, yeah? What’s your podcast about?” “Um, death …” Uneasy silence. “No, no, but it’s funny!” […]
Erik Kramer recounts suicide attempt and alleged theft
Erik Kramer sat on the edge of a Southern California motel room bed, pressed a pistol under his jaw and pulled the trigger. “I thought that would be the end,” Kramer said. “That was the day I tried to execute myself.” It didn’t work.
Lessons from a Robinhood Trader’s Suicide
As an advocate for young adults prudently beginning their investing journey as soon as possible, I’ve found it difficult to shake this recent story: A young man from Illinois took his own life less than 24 hours after checking his Robinhood account and seeing a negative cash balance of over […]