Ten Minutes with Carol Leifer: Comedian suggests investing in Spandex


Comedian Carol Leifer has spent decades in comedy, writing for Seinfeld (she contributed to 75 episodes, including writing the famous "Marble Rye" episode), The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live and, of course, her own stand-up comedy shows. This year she wrote her first book, a memoir called, When You Lie About Your Age: The Terrorists Win.

It's a fun read and Leifer has a light touch with weighty topics like aging, religion and relationships. However, she doesn't write much about money and investing. So I followed up with a few questions:

Q: What is the biggest money mistake you ever made?

A: When I invested in the Pocket Bass Fisherman.

Q: What is the smartest money move you ever made?