'16 and Pregnant' recap: Fool's Gold

You know your financial situation is desperate when you invest in a gold-mining kit. But as future teen parents, without college degrees, your options are limited, and when you live in Arizona, do as the Arizonans. When a mall security job wasn't adequately erasing Aubrey and Brandon's mounting debt, Brandon, aka Old Prospector, got creative. I really hope these two can cash in on a few ounces of gold to help them stay afloat, but then again, I'm someone who's always envisioned myself marrying Prince William. Some things just aren't meant to be.

Give Brandon credit for trying, but spending $91 on the aforementioned kit was also not the first of his questionable get-out-of-debt-quick ideas. Mom-to-be Aubrey was blinded by love and had dropped out of high school and moved in with her older man before she got pregnant. Once a baby was on the way, Brandon lost his job, and the couple was quickly evicted from their apartment. Not to worry, because Brandon was putting feelers out. "I want to apply at Best Buy…it’s something I could do, right? Probably. Unless they ask me about anything computers," he said. No matter, I usually go to Best Buy for their quality meats, and I liked the way he was frying that bacon.

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