The question isn’t whether I should leave. It’s how to go on the interview for my dream job, bearing in mind I am not entitled to personal or sick days at the moment.
My parents were immigrants and they worked very hard, like 12+ hour days, on less than minimum wage, so I know first-hand how important the value of money is. That’s why I don’t live extravagantly and always live within my means.
“Even though we are comfortable, it feels like we’re floating in space and not heading anywhere.”
I talked to some folks about what makes them feel financially insecure and when they’re “broke.”
It was probably immediately post college when I got really determined to pay off that credit card debt and never miss a payment on my student loans, all on a $12/hr fellowship wage commuting from the VA suburbs.
Jason Cooper is a traveling faith healer and speaker/pastor at Cityreach Schenectady who lives with his wife and two daughters in a condo in Schenectady, NY.
I’m coming to the conclusion that it’s not worth it anymore. Everyone is overworked and stressed and we never have time to see each other because there is always a deadline.
This summer, Bailey Reutzel decided to quit her job and drive across the country interviewing people about how they are making do (or not) in the post-financial-crisis America.