Rags to Riches: It’s Still Possible

Sometimes, the daily grind of trying to make ends meet seems like a dark, desolate tunnel without end. DNA continues its look at modern-day poverty with something a little more uplifting: a look at a few people who were able to find more than a glimmer of light at the end of that tunnel. Check out some three classic rags to riches stories to remind us that being broke, doesn’t mean you’re broken.

DNA also spoke to retired NBA star Derek Anderson, who turned his own tough times into financial success, bucking the going-broke trend of many of his pro athlete peers. Check out what he had to say about rising to financial success, even in rough economic waters.