David Jay

David Jay brings his bold ideas and live and let live attitude to This Weird Thing Called Life podcast. David Jay is a budget analyst by trade and occasional drops knowledge on how you can better manage your finances. A huge fan of the podcasting digital medium for years, he is now embarking on making this Washington D.C. based podcast a success with his friend and co-host Nadia.

Baltimore Uprising – TWTCL 025

Police brutality, protest, riots and chaos ensue in Baltimore, Maryland. David Jay and Nadia look into how things spiraled out of control in Baltimore and talk about the various side stories surrounding the Freddie Gray incident and also give information on how you can take action. Floyd Mayweather dominated Pac Man over the weekend, but he has been fighting another battle with Twitter followers as they hound him over his history with domestic violence.

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Tragedy to Destiny With Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter Twana Lawler – TWTCL 023

David Jay and Nadia talk with poet, author, playwright, and screenwriter Twana Lawler. She talks about the defining points in her life and shares a heartfelt story that touches on sensitive issues about relationships, family drama, and a quest for deliverance. Her story will shock most listeners because of the harshness of the reality plaguing the core of the family in the black community. Learn more about Twana’s life story, which is documented in her book My Life: From Tragedy to Destiny.

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Is College Really Worth It? Answers from Financial Expert and Author Harris Glasser – TWTCL 021

Harris Glasser joins David Jay and Nadia to discuss what should be the financial priorities of millennials and what is the best investment vehicle out there these days. David Jay and Harris also answer the question is college really worth it? That and much more on episode 21 of This Weird Thing Called Life. Check out Harris’s book, It’s My Money and I Want It!, and the insightful book he mentioned during the interview, Notes to Myself: My Struggle to Become a Person.

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Getting Your Book Published With Linda Leon, Author Promoter – TWTCL 019

Linda Leon is today’s guest on This Weird Thing Called Life. Linda talks about what it takes to get your book published and promoted and gives tips on what it takes to be an entrepreneur in today’s economy. David Jay and Nadia discuss their favorite shows (i.e., Shark Tank, Empire) and try to figure out why millennials are the most educated of any generation yet have one of the highest unemployment rates of any generation! Learn more about book publishing and marketing through Linda’s books, Publishing and Publicity For Smart People: How to strategically plan, publish and promote your book and Rock…

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Attitude Adjustment – TWTCL 017

David Jay and Nadia spring forward with episode 17. Nadia asks why some black men don’t approach black women and David Jay gives the hard truths. The reasons why wealthy folks are cheap are discussed. Do the rich know something the rest of us don’t? Also, would you quit your job to pursue other interests? David Jay and Nadia answer this week’s question, how do I deal with strong personalities in the workplace? Resources Check out the finance book Nadia mentioned she’s reading during the show: The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime.

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Thugnation – TWTCL 015

Has Hip-Hop culture destroyed young minorities to the point they are all unemployable? Is it a bigger problem than racism? David Jay and Nadia are back with episode 15 to break down Geraldo Rivera’s recent comments. David Jay digs into data to see if countries with arranged marriages have lower divorce rates than nations that typically marry for love and you will surprised what the numbers are. Nadia discusses tax refunds and this week’s question is answered: How do I start a podcast? This and much more in this episode of This Weird Thing Called Life.

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Haterade – TWTCL 013

David Jay and Nadia are back with episode 13! Are we a society of haters? Nadia thinks so, especially after seeing an interview with a comedian who is hating on Kevin Hart. David Jay wants to know why Brian Williams has so many haters. David Jay ponders if buying a house in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is still worth it. This week’s question, “how do I build a meaningful career?,” is answered. Viewpoint Aries Spears vs. Kevin Hart Is Aries Spears justified in exposing Kevin Hart’s secret writers or is he just drinking HATERADE? Life Lesson: Building a Meaningful Career We…

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30 & Single – TWTCL 011

David Jay and Nadia give their viewpoints on an article explaining the 5 reasons you can’t find a suitable relationship and discuss the creepy pervert haunting the DC metro subway taking pictures of unsuspecting teenage girls and posting them to porn sites. They also answer this week’s question: When it comes to dating, what should you reveal and when? That and much more in episode 11 of This Weird Thing Called Life.

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Baller on a Budget – TWTCL 009

David Jay and Nadia answer this week’s question, “how do I save money,” and give tips on how to create a professional budget in under 5 minutes. Nadia is frustrated having to choose between watching Empire or Blackish. David Jay talks about Apprentice and Shark Tank and questions the trend of websites connecting random people to create babies.

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