30 Rock was one of those great shows that comes around once every ten years or so with the perfect amount of awesomeness, guaranteeing it to be amazing. Asics Gel Lyte Pas Cher But low and behold, there are only so many liberal New York Democrats in the world to watch it, and its rating has been in the crapper. So after seven long seasons it is sadly coming to an end. 30 Rock has taught us a lot during it’s run, most important being:
“Live every week like it’s shark week”
However that isn’t the most important life lesson this show should leave you with. Even though it will soon be leaving the air it can still leave behind thirty of the greatest and easiest to follow financial and investing lessons you need to succeed in life. If you don’t read on you might end up just like Liz Lemon and who wants that? However if you read on you too can climb the corporate ladder in life and one day be a Jack Donaghy and maybe even have that penthouse office complete with a bathroom door that looks like a wall. 1. Yeezy Boost 350 Donna Never keep more cash than you need in a bank account. If you are lucky you will earn 1% tops. Most likely you will only earn .1%. Do yourself a favor and don’t pull a Liz. 2. Making money and saving it too is very important. Liz Lemon: Alright, I need my job back but this is not crawling, this is proud begging like those kids that dance on the subway. Jack Donaghy: Of course you can have your job back, Lemon. Liz Lemon: Oh thank god! It was terrible. I went to her apartment. I don’t think she has a toilet! I saw my future, Jack. Jack Donaghy: Never go with a hippie to a second location. [hands Lemon a glass of wine] Liz Lemon: [sighs] I can’t end up like that. I have gotta make money and save it. And I have to do that thing that rich people do where they turn money into *more* money. Can you teach me how to do that? Jack Donaghy: With my eyes closed. Liz Lemon: Oh good, because I want to send Rosemary $400 a month for… forever. Jack Donaghy: You should, that woman is unemployable. 3. Being rich allows you to do the things you want in life no matter how old you get. Liz Lemon: Rosemary said that women become obsolete in this business when there’s no one left that wants to see them naked. Jack Donaghy: You make enough money, you can pay people to look at you naked. 4. air max pas cher and 5. Don’t keep all your savings in a coffee can, and don’t invest in unstable currencies. Jack Donaghy: Kenneth, just how much money do you have in your savings? Kenneth Parcell: Well, let’s see! [Kenneth reaches down and picks up a coffee can filled with cash] Kenneth Parcell: Eighty thousand dollars! Jack Donaghy: If you don’t include Confederate money. Kenneth Parcell: Four thousand dollars! 6. Investments in houses can often turn into money pits or money sinks. Tracy Jordan: I’ve poured more cash into Donald’s restaurant than my money pit in Connecticut. Jack Donaghy: You have a house in Connecticut? Tracy Jordan: No, I do not. fjallraven kanken 7. If you have lots of money feel free to share it to keep everyone happy. Liz Lemon: Guys! Guys, I’m not going to keep it. I’m going to take this money and open a tab for all of you after work at hurley’s. 8. Sometimes opportunities for making money only exist for a short time. Tracy Jordan: Your teeth. You got to think like these strippers, Lemon. They know the window of opportunity is only open for a moment. You got to get in while you’re young, get the money, and get out. 9. Many places don’t accept bills greater than $50 so you are better off taking out smaller bills from ATMs. Liz Lemon: Oh this is so annoying. I just went down to the ATM to get money and it gave me a $100 bill. Liz Lemon: It’s like having confederate money. no one’s gonna take that. 10. Sometimes marriages can result in unforeseen costs if it doesn’t all work out. Jack Donaghy: Yeah, that was her engagement ring. Uh, you know, l took the money from the sale of those pieces, and l bought a sailboat. And l named it after my ex-wife, and l sank it. Nike Roshe One Uomo 11. It’s best to keep friendship about being friends and not about making money. Liz Lemon: You tried to take advantage of our friendship to make money. Jack Donaghy: I don’t need you to make money. In fact, I’m meeting with your replacement tonight. 12. This is called the freeloading principle. It also works great for holiday donations and going away gift pools for coworkers. Pete: Good stuff, listen. every Christmas, i collect money from the staff and give it to the cleaning ladies. Pete: She does this every year. she doesn’t give the money because she knows that the card says ”from the cast and writers of t.g.s.” and she’ll get credit for it anyway. I should make up new cards that say ”happy holidays from everyone except Jenna”. But that would require me to have some remaining life force, Danny. So I’m going to go have a drink alone at the oyster bar. Pete: For the most wonderful reason of all. Christmas vengeance. Jenna will finally be punished for all the times I had to pay her share of the money for the cleaning ladies. 13. Cameo Matt Lauer has this gem on how to save money when traveling: Matt Lauer: If you want to save money on the trip, consider taking a sandwich. 14. Always be looking for new opportunities to make money. Nancy Donovan: well, there’s no money, jack. if i can get some cash out of this place, then i can start a new life. buy a condo in marina bay. open a store for red-headed girls to buy cosmetics from someone who understands. 15. Watch out for relatives who might just use you for money. Jenna: This isn’t a relationship. This is some woman who shows up every couple of years to ask for money. To her, I’m just a gorgeous, naturally blonde ATM. Jenna: But when I wanted to sing a duet in a mother-daughter pageant, she blew it off because there was no prize money. 16. Be careful what websites or TV shows you consult for financial advice. Liz Lemon: No, C.N.B.C. gives me a headache. I get all my money advice from P.B.S. 17. Sometimes both choices have their advantages when it comes to investing. So always keep the portfolio approach in mind and never invest more than 15% of your money into any one industry or company. TV: Where should I put my money? In tech stocks? Or the housing market? Liz Lemon: Tech stocks, foxy moneybags! Tech stocks! 18. Be wary of any company that generates a large percentage of its profit from just one product. Dave Hess: But do you know how much of our profit comes from men ordering adult movies? 91 percent. They churn this stuff out, people at home push a button, and we make money off it. We don’t do anything.
19. Sometimes in life you just have to do a job for the check no matter how hard it can be to do it. Jack Donaghy: Of course. I apologize. Verna, you have a very simple decision to make. Quit, don’t get paid, and drive around with one headlight out, or swallow your pride and get the money you need tomorrow. 20. If you are moving for a job be sure they give you money to cover your expenses. Pete: Well, you start in two weeks. And they’ll give you some moving money to help you get to L.A. 21. Sometimes being the most expensive person on your office’s payroll isn’t the best thing. Jenna: A line item budget! Ooooh. Nike Air Max 2017 Dames zwart O love this! It takes people and turns them into amounts of money. Except for Tracy, I’m the most person on the show. 22. When planning your estate consider donating some of your money to charity or to your church. This will make you feel better about yourself and might even grant you special powers. Jack Donaghy: [to video camera] As you go through life, I will always be here for you through these tapes. Also, I have given a great deal of money to the Catholic church, and have been assured that I will have certain powers in heaven. Sending you messages through animals, for instance. In the unlikely event that you encounter something that is not covered here, find a woman named Elizabeth Lemon, get her advice… and then do the opposite. 23. Don’t trick yourself into thinking you are richer than you are. Liz Lemon: My memory has Seinfeld money. 24. adidas superstar Always watch your spending.
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Shout out to Kevin Brown (@dotcom30rock) he saw Tracy’s spending habits first hand. 25. Watch out for scams. Make sure all investments seem logical and sound before investing in them. Kenneth: They do need help. And with enough money they could buy those magic beans from that old hermit! We’d be rich! Hang on. Nike Air Max 2016 Dames Rood Why isn’t the hermit rich? Oh wait. He is. He has a lot of friends. 26. Stealing is always wrong even if it is from a big corporation. Jenna: Well, here’s your cut. [hands kenneth money] We’re not hurting anybody. Carvel’s got plenty of money. 27. Being a Teacher isn’t a very lucrative career choice. Jack Donaghy: Letting morality get in the way of making money. I might as well go and… [whispers] be a teacher. 28. and 29. Bosses steal and employees extort. Jack Donaghy: Who the hell do you think you are? [stops elevator] This is not the way the world works, Kenneth. Bosses steal and employees use it for leverage. So what do you want? Money? A promotion? I can get you into a restaurant where you watch a child play with a bunny, then you eat the bunny. 30. Most importantly money can make you very happy. Money can’t buy happiness. It is happiness.