Getting Rid of All My Stuff

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I’m getting rid of all my worldly possessions. Sounds a bit dramatic eh? That’s really not my intention. It’s just more of a minimalist thing and perhaps a bit of psychological purging. As mentioned in my previous post, my job is wrapping up soon and I’m planning to depart soon for international travel in Asia.  …

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Job Loss AGAIN. Next stop ASIA.

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Well wouldn’t you know it, the “Getting Canned” blogger is about to deal with job loss again. But this time around, I won’t classify it as truly getting fired because this is more like a contract wrapping up. Nevertheless, this is the end of a job and time to move on to the next thing. At the time …

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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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How Much I Earned From Four Months of Blogging

Tell anyone you’ve started a blog and you’ll inevitably get the question about how much money you’re making blogging.    It’s pretty straightforward to answer how much money I made THIS MONTH.  But it’s not at all easy to answer how much money you CAN make from blogging or how much you’re likely to earn …

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Long Term Unemployment

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I sympathize with those that have ever been long-term unemployed.   I experienced this myself several years ago.   Back in the financial crisis of 2008, I found myself long-term unemployed for about two years before taking action that sent me to the other side of the planet. It happened a few months after accepting a consulting …

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Need to Rollover a 401k? Consider This.

Move your money

If you’ve recently lost your job and have money in a 401k, there’s a good chance you may want to roll that money over to a new broker with more options. These days robo-advisors are a popular choice to automate investing and that can make saving for retirement easier. You just set it and forget …

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