This piece ("401ks are for suckers"), ironically in the "Get Rich" issue of Time Out, gives young workers some of the worst advice I've ever read. It's an embarrassing read.
I hope it does not result in some diligent Time Out New York readers going: "Yeah! I want to snort cocaine in Berlin too! I like expensive cheese! The only way to have that hipster life is NOT to take my employer's matching funds!"
- Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.