Why Dumb Money Is Actually Pretty Smart

If you’ve seen Martin Scorsese’s daring meta-comedy, The Wolf of Wall Street, you’re probably familiar with the faulty ways the American system is set up to bet against the average citizen. Even for a bombastic Hollywood film filled with pressed pills and blatant hedonism, there was still a cautionary undertone that pervades the rags-to-riches-to-rags storyline of Jordan Belfort. For a man comfortably accustomed to yachts and mansions, being relegated to public speaking seemed like a specially designed place in hell for the once-millionaire.

​ Decades into the future, we’ll look back on Dumb Money as a pertinent time capsule of the early 2020s.