What’s Better: Going to College or Making Pizzas?

By |May 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

It just hit me the other day: my 10 year high school reunion is this year. Woah! So I'm officially not a kid anymore. I have some gray hairs, I can't workout for more than 30 minutes without feeling like I'm gonna die, and it's been a decade since I was in high school. When I think back to 10

Protecting Your Income from a Recession

By |August 16th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

In the last few weeks I've been looking at a bunch of job postings at my company to try to find a promotion. I'm hoping to take my career to the next level while increasing my income. However, there is a big "recession" cloud looming over my head. I need to make sure my career is ready just in case

Get a New Job Every Two Years

By |June 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

In September of this year, I will reach my two-year anniversary of being in my current position at work. You know what that means? It's time to find something new. I'm happy with the company I work for, and I'm even happy with the group I'm in and I really like my boss. However, none of that is a good

Why I Wouldn’t Hire a Long Term Unemployed Person

By |July 19th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , |

I got an email from a perturbed reader. Actually he wasn't a reader of Thousandaire, just a reader of one of the sites I comment on. This was an interesting email, so I want to share it, as well as my response, with all of you. In fact, I've been getting more and more reader emails recently, and I usually

What To Do When You Hate Your Job

By |July 18th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Last night I was getting ready to start my Monday blog and I got caught up tweeting a friend of mine who had left a deliciously inviting tweet in cyberspace for a personal finance blogger. Ivanka Trump: anyone out there hiring?! This is not the famous Ivanka Trump, but a personal friend of mine who tweets anonymously. She's not a