Dealing with the Guilt

If you’re a long time reader, or have read my financial background posts (one & two), you’ll remember I wasn’t born into the upper-middle class lifestyle. I grew up pretty poor. Medicaid, food stamps, government housing, free breakfast and lunches at school, and low-cost after-school care was my life for the first 6 years. Then … Read more…

Questions to Ask About a New Job

The job hunting process. Isn’t it just the most fun thing you’ve ever done? What could possibly be better then endlessly making cover letters and throwing your resume at a million potential employers? Oh gee, Gwen, I don’t know, actually having a job? [sidenote: results not guaranteed for the resume throwing process. Better results come from gently … Read more…