I have an announcement to make…and it’s a doozy. At the beginning of April, I quit my job. I walked away from my super stable and well-paid 9-5 job and leaped toward the unknown. I put in 2-weeks notice but agreed to work until the end of the month…and now its done!
So…I’m pretty sure that I’m a workaholic. I’m not sure if it’s an actual problem or not,but I’m definitely finding that I am working waaaaaaaaaay more than I am enjoying myself these days. Yesterday, Johnny Moneyseed wrote about how to increase your income instead of waiting for a pay raise. Luckily, I’ve got that shiznit more than covered. I’m working in some way nearly every waking hour that I’m not spending with my kids. The results are wonderful, profitable, and terribly depressing all at the same time. Needless to say, all work and no play makes Holly a dull, dull girl. Anyways, I wanted to take a few minutes to explore my extreme tendency to work 28 hours a day and also to ask my readers how many hours you work on any given week. Maybe I will find out that I am not alone…or maybe I will find out that I seriously need to get a life…and quick. [Read more...]
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Welcome back to Club Thrifty! Many of you may have noticed that we have some new digs here. We figured that there was no better way to celebrate our redesign than by interviewing the one and only J.D. Roth.
For those of you who may not know, J.D. Roth is a legend in the personal finance blogosphere. He is the founder of Get Rich Slowly and the author of Your Money the Missing Manual. He also writes about More Than Money at jdroth.com. So, without further delay, let’s get to the interview! [Read more...]