7 Signs You Don’t Belong in an Office

Now you might argue that maybe no humans truly belong in an office.  I’m not sure our bodies were designed to sit and stare at screens for eight hours a day. Nevertheless, some people do seem to thrive in the cubicle culture. But for some of us, it seems to go against every fiber of …

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10 Reasons to Disregard Suze Orman’s Opinion of Financial Independence

Suze Orman was recently a guest on Paula Pant’s Afford Anything podcast. (Great informative show by the way!)  She had a very critical take on the FIRE movement or the idea that you can retire early after achieving financial independence. As someone who doesn’t want to spend the rest of my life stuck in an office …

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Job Loss and Employee Benefits

After getting fired, the first thing that usually comes to mind is when you’ll receive your final paycheck.  You’d also be wise to consider budgeting out your expenses after the loss of income.  But I’ve got more bad news.  After getting canned, you’re most likely on borrowed time with your employer-provided health insurance as well …

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5 Ways to Earn Money Writing

One of the ways I’ve continued to explore earning income beyond the confines of a traditional office job is through freelance writing. Have you ever seen that person hanging out at a Starbucks during a weekday hammering away at their laptop while sipping on a latte? It’s possible they are a writer of some sort and …

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10 Reasons Getting Fired Actually Isn’t so Bad.

When most people think of the experience of getting fired from a job, they imagine it to be traumatic and painful; the type of trauma that can send some former employees away in tears.  After all, getting fired is a rejection of sorts.  Not just a single person, but an entire actual organization is saying, “We …

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Can I Sue for Wrongful Termination?

Courthouse

Today’s guest post comes from attorney Nicholas Feinstein, writing on the topic of wrongful termination.  If you’ve been fired and were wondering about any potential legal recourse, read on.   Thanks. – Milton   Getting canned from a job rarely leaves a person feeling warm and fuzzy. If you have been let go from a job, …

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The Jobless Budget

pennies and coins

The other day I was talking to a friend who is strategizing tackling some student debt.   My friend is a gainfully employed professional who makes a good salary.   Over the years I get the impression she hasn’t widdled away at her debt as much as she would prefer.   It’s not my place to judge her …

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