Why You Sometimes Don’t Feel Like Working and What You Can Do

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Life|Tags: , , |

Everyone experiences it. You have work to do, but you just can’t bring yourself to get started or continue from where you stopped. This feeling is prevalent, and fortunately, there are several ways you can fight it and get work done, even if you’re not in the mood. Let’s look at some of the reasons why you’re unmotivated to do

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Make a Difference While Earning an Honest Living: How to Get a Job in Public Service

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Life, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Picture from a young and successful firefighter at work Are you interested in launching a career that will help you make a real difference in the world while also allowing you to pay your bills? If so, there are a variety of public service careers that you should consider. About 17 percent of Americans currently hold public service jobs with the government—and there are millions of others who work in other public sectors.

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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