Former Stanford reliever pitches personal-finance education through storytelling – The Boston Globe

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“It got picked up by a few accounts … and all of a sudden I had gone from 500 to 1,500 followers, and I kind of thought, ‘Wow, maybe I’m onto something here with simplifying these things with little stories and breaking down these concepts in understandable ways,’ ” Bloom saidAdvertisementFour months later, he has almost 33,000 followers. He, indeed, could be onto something.1/ A Thread on MarketsIt is the year 1500 and you enter a market in Renaissance-era Italy.There are buyers and there are sellers. Prices of the various goods are determined by the interaction by and among these individuals.Now in walks Mr. FEDerico, a man of endless means.— Sahil Bloom (@SahilBloom) May 9, 2020

Bloom, 29, seven years removed from throwing high-90s fastballs as a righthanded reliever for the Cardinal, is now a vice president at Altamont Capital Partners in Palo Alto, Calif. He graduated in 2013 with degrees in sociology and economics and completed a master’s in public policy a year later with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as his adviser. But his passion project is to demystify the world of finance and economics so Americans from all walks of life can strengthen their financial futures, and he carved out his …

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