Originally Posted by -TW
Sounds good -- but $55k won't get you very far in NYC.
I don't know if he lives in Manhattan. He may live in one of the outer boroughs, or in New Jersey, where I understand living costs are usually much lower, and commute to Manhattan.
The point (at least from my point of view) was that, it seemed surprising that a guy it seems could make a decent income, doing what he was doing - selling candy on the subway.
(It ain't no get rich quick scheme - but I think it showed some good "out of the box" thinking!)