Work

A few months after graduating college, the federal government offered me a job to work for them as a Special Agent. I was 21 at the time and the prospect of a “cushy” government job seemed too good to pass up. I mean, I had $28,000 in student loans to pay back after all. I remember […]

If you didn’t already know, I work for the federal government as an investigator. I like to think my job is pretty cool and apparently a lot of other people do too. I get asked pretty frequently, both here on the blog and in real life, how I managed to snatch up a sweet gig at such a […]

In college, I remember being jealous of the professors who had earned a sabbatical. They would take a whole semester off, with pay, to basically do whatever they wanted. It seemed like the sweetest gig in the world. Every ten years they worked, they could take a three-month sabbatical. About a year ago, I asked […]

I guess the title of this post is not completely accurate as we all work in our underwear, unless of course going commando is your thing But I am literally hanging out in my office with nothing but my boxer briefs on. Working from home is pretty sweet, and like anything has its pros and […]

It’s Thursday so I’m coming at ya with a another reader poll. This time we will be focusing on gross annual income. A few things to note before we begin… Only account for your income, not combined or household income. This goes for stay at home parents too. You can account for side income that […]

Time for a change.

April 21, 2013 · 20 comments

It was a busy weekend for me. Most of my time was spent redesigning MANteresting. We threw up a new logo. Moved some stuff around. And ultimately brought the site up to web 2.0 standards. After a couple of hours of coding in the MANteresting changes, I couldn’t help myself. I figured it was time to […]

You know the old saying, “You don’t know where you’re going, unless you know where you’ve been”? I’ve concluded whoever came up with that phrase must have been drunk, or high, or drunk and high. If you look at my career progression, I don’t think anyone would have guessed I’d be where I am today. […]