Crackle’s ‘Going From Broke’ Consumer Debt Series Bows Fourth Season

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment March 1 announced the premiere of the fourth season of the award-winning Crackle original series “Going From Broke” from executive producer Ashton Kutcher (“Punk’d,” “The Ranch,” “Butterfly Effect”).

The series, which outlines steps consumers can take to reduce their consumer debt loads, features major brand integrations from companies that include Chegg, Lyft, Getaround and the non-profit Pandemic of Love.

The total consumer debt load increased to $16.38 trillion in 2022, up from $15.31 trillion in 2021, according to credit ratings firm Experian.

With consumer debt a hidden crisis, especially among younger adults, “Going From Broke” hosts Dan Rosensweig, CEO of Chegg, and financial expert Tonya Rapley ( aim to help series’ participants, as well as the viewing audience, change the direction of their financial future.

The new season focuses on helping people manage their debt, job insecurity and growing mental health concerns across all walks of life, including a ranching family struggling to keep their farm, a restauranteur couple who lost their business during the pandemic, and a male cheerleader for the Baltimore Ravens with a history of homelessness.

Special guests this season include James Beard Award-winning chef Dan Kruger; Shelly Tygielski, founder of the global non-profit Pandemic of Love; Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, a financial therapist from Mind Money Balance; and the co-founder and president of Lyft, John Zimmer.

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“This show is not just about financial struggles, it’s about hope and empowerment,” Kutcher said in a statement. “I believe this show has the power to make a real difference in people’s lives.”

In addition to Kutcher, the series is executive produced by Michael Winter and Bill Rouhana, CEO of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Laura De Nay and Mustafa Bhagat from Flicker Filmworks, and Rosensweig and Heather Hatlo Porter from series sponsor Chegg and Mike van Reekum.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment’s recent releases include the nuptials celebration series “Wedding Talk,” co-hosted by Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, season 2 of the award-winning Black talk series “Inside the Black Box,” the home renovation series “Pet Caves,” plus-size mountain climber documentary Kili Big, and the award-winning BBC series “Sherlock,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

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