Career

(This post comes from Bryan at Pinch that Penny! as a part of Yakezie Blog Swap #12.  Bryan claims to write about saving money so that he can pursue his passions, but a lot of his posts discuss how non-financial items resemble financial issues.  Oh, the whimsy!)  Read my thoughts on the best and worst job at […]

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I didn’t start blogging to make money or have a retirement stream of income. Not that I think it’s a bad idea; just never occurred to me.  So I was surprised to see AARP suggest blogging as a “great part-time job” for retirees. I agree with them, but was trying to keep this gig my […]

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We all dream of easy work in our pajamas, especially later in life when creating a more comfortable nest egg is more important than purchasing the latest sports car. But these dreams are all too easy for scammers to prey upon. Plenty of valid work at home jobs that are not scams exist even in […]

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There was a time about 4-5 years ago when it was a job-hunter’s paradise. The economy was booming and there were jobs galore. Companies were more likely to overlook minor negatives such as resume typos if the candidate seemed a good fit otherwise. Today, your resume might go right into the trash (electronic or literal). […]

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One of my guilty pleasures on planes is watching chick flicks because I get to see movies that I could never get my husband to.  Last week, it was Sex and the City 2.  Since the reviews hadn’t been that good when it came out, I wasn’t expecting much and was pleasantly surprised. Any movie […]

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