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Job Transition: From Wall Street to the Poor House

Ever wonder what the next job move is for people who have AIG or Lehman Brothers on their resume?

School Books and Money
School Books and Money

Apparently some of them are now serving as financial advisors to the poor.

Juan Maldonado used to reconcile stock trades at Lehman Brothers but left the firm a few months before it imploded so that he could become a financial advisor to the poor, according to an article in today’s New York Times.

He is part of a program started a few years ago by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to help reduce poverty in the city through financial education.

The program is being run by Heather Doherty, who came from — wait for it — AIG .

Let’s just hope their advice isn’t subprime!

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