“Who is hiring during Coronavirus?” This is a question being asked by millions of people who have lost their job due to COVID-19. All of us have dear friends and family that will be affected – including me. My mother lost her job of 20+ years three weeks ago when her employer had to shut
Recently I was talking with my nephew about his job working at a cookie manufacturer in the midwest. I asked, “How is your job at Cookie Company Inc?” “Ah yeah, I kind of quit that job. I put in my two-week notice and handed it to my boss and he said yea this isn’t necessary.
A couple years ago, I shared how my wife left a good job in healthcare due to some health issues. It was a difficult time for us because we were used to getting her income – and so the adjustments took some time to adapt to. But, after some time away from work, my wife decided to re-enter the
Back in 2019 Marketwatch reported that a large number of American households are living paycheck-to-paycheck. Quoting the results of a survey from the American Payroll Association, they reported that 74% of households would find it “somewhat difficult or very difficult if their paychecks were delayed for a week”. Are you one of the majority who
**The following guest post is from my good buddy, Jeff! Jeff is a local fireman for our federal government, and talks first hand about how the sequestration has affected his family. He talks about the steps his family has taken to minimize the impact of this on his family’s finances.** Hello my fellow financially conscious
Recently, while I was reading over J$’s monthly updates on his net worth I noticed a category for a large cash hoard, which he calls “Monster Cash.” As any typical man, my jealousy immediately spiked, and I said to myself, “I want a large sum of cash too!” :) (sounds like my kids do when
CNN Money recently ran a feature of folks whose unemployment benefits expired – and shared their stories of how they were making ends meet without them. It was very humbling to read what they’ve had to do and how they are managing. Many of us have gone through a period of unemployment ourselves and know
Okay, okay – here is our first and LAST Presidential Election post for you. And, you can take that promise to the bank! We aren’t here to tell you who to vote for – but we’d love to offer a few things to think about when you go to the polls (not, that you asked).
To be honest, I didn’t think I would ever be writing a post about my wife losing her job. But, a little over three months ago – this is exactly what happened. It has been a trying experience for both of us. She has been dealing with all the emotions of losing a job she
How are you prepared for a layoff? As a single income provider for my family of 5 (wife and three kids) being prepared for a layoff is something I need to be ready for. I never want my kids to go without just because I’ve been laid off. When I talk to my grandparents about