Some Thoughts from 2021

Hello friends, my name is Jack Raines. I will be writing on Alpha’s platform once a week. I also write a newsletter, Young Money, where I cover all things investing, finance, and careers. Hope you guys enjoy today’s piece! It has been a weird year for everyone, but it’s been an especially weird one for me. I quit a stable job on a whim. I lived out of a backpack in 19 countries for four months. I lost $120,000 in a day. I started working for an anonymous meme page. I had articles read by tens of thousands of internet strangers. I was single for the first time in years. I battled demons that I never knew I had.

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