Welcome to part 2 of 7 things. If you haven’t read part 1, it isn’t necessary, but it makes sense. Why would you start at chapter 2? Why would you read Catching Fire without reading The Hunger Games first? Well, it’s your life. But in case you are coming here first, let me give a […]
In the year 2008 a young Miley Cyrus released “7 Things.” While never confirmed, the rumor is that she created this song after her breakup with Nick Jonas. Breakups inspire many people to create poems, songs, books, any literature. A recent breakup between me and my previous employer is the inspiration behind this post. Miley […]
Work Policy Trending A trend that started recently at my job is to establish your “work policy.” There are no guidelines surrounding this policy, nor is it required to create one. But, upper management started the trend and it has slowly trickled down the org chart to where it is—not expected—thoughtful if you created your […]
Planning on the upcoming year and beyond.
In my last post, I mentioned that we had been making minimum payments towards repaying our student loans and at that time it was “life of a pre-FI’er.” What the heck does that mean? FI is short for financial independence. Some pronounce it F-I or as one word that rhymes with pie, which is my […]
Happy Halloween! I nicked this meme from the RN to Wealthy Facebook feed, but the point is clear. Student loans have become a scary thing faced by many Americans. According to the federal reserve, in their Report of Economic Well-Being of Households in 2016, 30% of American’s have taken out some form of a loan […]
Jordan and I pick up pennies from the street. We don’t limit it, really, to just pennies, we gladly take home all demonization of monies that people have either carelessly tossed or purposely discarded. Where it Started We moved back to Chicago in 2012 – into a high rise in Streeterville. I was working as […]