Work

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.┬áMost 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. […]

Miserable March

March 7, 2013 · 40 comments

For those of us that get paid every two weeks, we face a battle of epic proportions. Managing a budget is no easy task, especially when all months AREN’T created equal. Ten months a year we might bring home $4,000, but two months of the year we bring home $6,000. Why must such cruel things […]

Girl Ninja is in her second year of teaching private school. She loves it. The parents are more involved. The administration is uber-supportive. And she has 22 kids in her class instead of 30. There are really only two downsides to her teaching at a private school. 1. The benefits are worse. She only gets […]