It wasn't to long ago when Elon Musk made a few observations about a popular medication to his millions of twitter followers. This information was biased and unsubstantiated. It created backlash from many real medical professionals on that social media platform.
This happens all of the time. Someone with influence has the ability to say stuff that leads many others into make poor decisions for themselves based on that influential "advice".
When it comes to personal finance, this is a common theme. It's also one of the biggest reasons why people end up doing stupid stuff with their money. They crowdsource information from unreliable sources that have influence.
So, in this episode, Derek talks about what this can mean for individuals who find themselves in this situation and what they should do when they encounter information like this online.
Enjoy the show!