This past Monday, I interviewed for a job I found through my professional network and found out the results the next day. Unfortunately for me, they selected a candidate with 5 more years of experience, but admitted that I was a very close second and … [Read more...] about Creating New Opportunities Out of Old Ones
Hey, I actually participated in 2 carnivals this week! Since I'm in the middle of studying for my first mid-term (tonight), I'm going to have to keep this roundup brief, and do the roundups of the other 2 carnivals later. Mighty Bargain Hunter, … [Read more...] about Best Finance Articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #122
When I graduated college with my business/IT degree and got my first corporate job, I saw many of my coworkers going off to college again to get their technical masters or MBA. I wondered whether I should do the same. Six years later, I'm finally … [Read more...] about Deciding when to get a masters degree
I couldn't fall asleep Friday night, so I decided to look at our budget a little more closely. I had postponed the final payment for our credit card debt until early October because we have some other bills this month. However, I realized that I had … [Read more...] about Guess what…We don’t have credit card debt anymore!
Last year we ran the Marine Corp Marathon. I'm a fat guy (relatively), and definitely not a runner, ever. We finished ahead of about 1500 other finishers, but I was unhappy with my time and performance. I seemed to have forgotten the horrible … [Read more...] about A disappointing decision, but a relief
When it rains, it pours. I just posted that I got my $4,949.80 tuition reimbursement direct deposit, but while I was typing that up, my boss called me over to tell me the results of my performance review. We sat down last Friday to review my … [Read more...] about The money is rolling in. I got a raise