For a few hours, I didn’t think about the fact that today was the third anniversary of the day I returned to Sacramento after my three months of homelessness in Los Angeles.
My only regret? Due to a busy late summer and fall, we’ve only gone camping once. I’m thinking we might do the central coast next spring but those campsites fill up early. Time to start researching!
How is a childless man supposed to compete against all those dads? Well, one man reportedly tried to create a fake family.
Who here has had a run-in with the Craigslist Money Order Scam? Today Rebecca Watson at Skepchick writes about how she fought back against this scam.
The first time I saved over $10,000 in a year I was 26, and I moved to Seoul to teach English. I had previous experience teaching English, so I easily got a job at one of the more respected schools that mostly taught business people, with the occasional rich kid thrown in. My school was in an office building less than 100 yards from the Gangnam subway station, and I worked a split shift, which meant arriving at 6:30 am and leaving at 9 pm. In theory, you get the middle of the day off, but in practice, there were so many private lessons, most teachers worked throughout the day.
The New Financial Advice is shaping up to be a real bummer: if we know anything, it is that we should expect to earn and achieve less, to be unemployed more, to carry debt always, and not to live where we want, but where we can. But beyond accommodating ourselves mentally to straitened circumstances, what shall we do? The answer, it seems, is that we shall hustle.