Stockbroker Joseph Tarnofsky Learns Carrying Debt Is A Career Killer

Joseph Tarnofsky fired
Joseph Tarnofsky fired

By Jill Krasny

Slacking off isn't the only way to kiss your job goodbye. Carrying around boatloads of debt can do it too, as one stockbroker learned the hard way.

Lawyer and blogger Bill Singer writes about Joseph Tarnofsky (pictured above), who never told his bosses (or the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which regulates brokers) that he was up to his knees in debt and even had judgments against him for wage garnishments.