My Interview with Danielle Town

My Interview with Danielle Town

By Vitaliy Katsenelson, CFA

Today I’d like to share with you an interview I did with my friend Danielle Town. Danielle is coauthor of Invested and runs the Rule #1 Finance blog with her father, Phil Town.

Danielle put me on the proverbial podcast couch; and though originally we were going to talk about investing, well, we talked about everything but investing. We ended up delving into many personal topics I rarely discuss. I went down memory lane about growing up in Soviet Russia, my family’s immigration to the US in 1991 and our first years in the US, my parents’ attitude towards money, budgeting, creativity, sleep, writing, a book I am working on, and more.

This interview ran so long it was broken up into two parts (Listen to Part 1 here and Part 2 here). I don’t think I could have done this interview talking to a stranger. It turned into a conversation between friends.

We decided that we are going to go back and talk about investing next time. Maybe we’ll do another interview when I see her in Switzerland in January, where we’ll both attend VALUEx Klosters.

Assessment: Your thoughts are appreciated.


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