On a Friday afternoon in August, I received a message via LinkedIn that a local recruiter was looking to fill a position and my qualifications and background made me a perfect fit for the job. The timing was fantastic for me and I was very much in the market. 32 days later I started my new […]
What a busy month this has been. I have a lot to share with you. I took a long trip, started a new job, and have pivoted again with some of my business strategies. Read about my online income, and my new plans, in this month’s earnings and investments update.
I’ll never forget the morning that I found out my old company had been acquired. While getting ready for my day of volunteering, I turned on Denver’s 9 News just like every morning. But this day was different. Business reporter Greg Moss, usually entertaining me with market and local business news, was telling me that […]
The search for a new job can be stressful, especially if you’ve got bills to pay and a family to look after. In the current financial climate it could take you a while to find work, so it pays to look after your finances as well as you can while you’re between jobs.
Are you determined to get out of debt and grow your wealth? When I made the decision to get out of debt, all I could focus on was the current day, or at most, the next day. I had to deny myself various pleasures each and every day so that I could have that extra […]
How many places have you worked? Did you have a clear understanding of the benefits before you accepted each job? If I had to wager a guess, I would say that many of you knew what your starting salary would be, you knew if there was a 401(k) match, and if you have a family, […]
In 2010, I changed jobs within the same industry in Denver. Seeing as I just changed jobs again this year, I wanted to dust this guide off and give it new life.
I felt stuck. I was living in the same city my parents chose when I was 5 years old. I was in an industry with lots of consolidation and at a company with little room for growth. I had a great boss and a great job, but didn’t see any path to promotion. I was […]
I just finished reading Julie Clow’s new book ‘The Work Revolution.’ Like the title implies, it has a range of ideas that can revolutionize the way an organization treats its employees and how employees look at work.
This weekend, I had the pleasure of watching my sister graduate Summa Cum Lade from the University of Arkansas. While in Fayetteville, I watched thousands of students receive their degrees, but I realized that most did not get a financial education on par with their newly minted degrees. Here are some top tips for new graduates around the world.
The Pareto Principle, also known as the 80-20 rule, is a powerful concept that we can all use to improve our own lives.
I recently read a post with an interesting theory on tipping. I like and respect the author of the post, Len Penzo, though I disagree with his opinion. However, when I read the comments I wanted to scream and start punching people. Here is what you really need to understand about tipping and the service industry.