The Domino Effect Of Financial Illiteracy 

By David Stedman, CEO and Founder of BrightDime In 2014, I ended my 21-year Wall Street career. The energy, people, innovation and intellect were intoxicating and rewarding; however, at the end of each day I never said, “I really helped somebody today.” The next chapter for me was about helping people by giving them free … More The Domino Effect Of Financial Illiteracy 

Are Your Employees Getting Their Financial Advice From TikTok?

I just read a VOX article about the financial advice people are getting from random videos on TikTok. The examples are horrifying. TikTok is not a reliable place for consistently sound financial advice. Don’t get me wrong, TikTok is awesome and offers all kinds of funny, interesting and educational videos. My wife uses it for … More Are Your Employees Getting Their Financial Advice From TikTok?

$*@$@##!!

I lost a big deal today. I did my usual…threw a note pad across the room, yelled my favorite profanity and walked around the office. I even sat in a product meeting and heard about all the cool new BrightDime features coming out soon. Nothing took away the sting of knowing that 10,000 people are … More $*@$@##!!

Financial wellness? What’s all the fuss about?

Let’s start with the 1950s. I have this idyllic image:  strong family values, loyal employees, job security, less crime and terror, cute homogenous neighborhoods, retire at 65 with plenty to live on…..you know the whole baseball and apple pie thing. My name is David Stedman, CEO of BrightDime, and that’s the image I grew up … More Financial wellness? What’s all the fuss about?