Welcome to the first episode of the Block and Nickel podcast, hosted by Mr. Donnell Durden. Block and Nickel is a podcast that focuses on economic education and empowerment; how we can use money to change our lives. Mr. Durden puts his spin on teaching financial literacy for our community; you will finally enjoy learning about economics. Tune in to episode 1 of the Block and Nickel podcast.
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Hosted by: Mr. Donnell Durden
Born and raised in Miami, Donnell moved to Tallahassee, FL to study Economics at Florida A&M University. Although, his Grandfather and Dad were successful entrepreneurs plus real estate investors. Donnell hadn’t been exposed to the stock market and portfolio investing until he landed on the “Hill”. Amidst his graduating year, Donnell made his first stock trades with Money Gram and Finish Line. While the market crashed his two trades were extremely profitable. Since graduating, Donnell has continuously worked W2 jobs, did some economic consulting, invested, and started small businesses. He is a lover of culture, technology, and investing. Moreover, He enjoys power lifting-weight training but hates cardio!