You may or may not have noticed the lack of original articles from me the last week or so. Well, there's a couple explanations. I've been rather distracted with a few opportunities that have come my way over the last few weeks, starting with this … [Read more...] about The Power of Networking: When Opportunities Come to You
It took 51 days and a mess of hassle for my friends, former coworkers/bosses, landlords and roommates, but it finally happened. Today I finally got badged at my client's office. That means I don't need an escort for the bathroom anymore! The bad … [Read more...] about I finally got my work badge!
This is part eleven of the Ways to Save Money Series. Growing up, many of us in the Gen-X and Y generations, and even the Baby Boomers, were taught that the world is yours and you are different, unique, and valuable. While I agree that recognizing … [Read more...] about Ways to Save #11: Learn to Say NO!
One of Stacie's friends came in from Australia and along with another of her friends, we all decided to meet up in NYC (Manhattan to be specific). Personally, I've never been to NYC. People seem to gasp when I say that, but I highly doubt that … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Weekend in Manhattan
Just last week, I told you how the contract that I've been working on for the last 18 months has been killed by the client. I'm virtually "jobless", but I'm still employed. For now, until further notice, I'll be mixing use of paid vacation and … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned from a Failed Contract: Be Prepared
In Part One of this series, I talked about giving up luxuries if you find yourself in some financial trouble. However, luxuries are just that: expenses unnecessary to keeping us fed, housed and employed. Different people have different ideas of what … [Read more...] about What could you give up when you’re in financial trouble? – Part Two