You’ve Probably Come A Lot Further Than You Think

You've Probably Come A Lot Further Than You Think - My Life, I Guess

Whether you love it or you hate it, Facebook is pretty much everywhere. Personally, I’ve wanted to quit it so many times, but like the majority of us, I just can’t take the plunge. It has become the primary way that I keep in touch with far too many people. I’ve completely lost touch with several old friends simply because they don’t use Facebook. I first got a Facebook account...

Watching the Payday Loan Debt Cycle Through Our Junk Mail

Watching the Payday Loan Debt Cycle Through Our Junk Mail- My Life, I Guess

My husband and I have lived in our townhouse for nearly 5 years now. Yet, we still regularly get mail for the former tenants. At first, we got more mail for them than we were getting mail of our own. So we’d mark it all return to sender and put it back in the mailbox, hoping this would stop the mail from coming. It worked for the most part, and...

Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed

Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed - My Life, I Guess

Being unemployed is incredibly difficult. Especially around the holidays. We basically opted out of Christmas the last few years because I was either between jobs myself or only working part-time for minimum wage. With current unemployment rates, there’s probably someone on your list that’s either looking for a new job (or looking for a better one). Giving them a thoughtful, practical gift could really go a long way. Think about...

Is Multi-Level Marketing a Better Side Hustle Than Blogging

Is Multi-Level Marketing a Better Side Hustle Than Blogging - My Life, I Guess

Side hustles. It seems like everyone is talking about them, writing about them, and starting side hustles of their own. And understandably so. Many of us are working outside of our fields. Few of us get to pursue our passions. We’re more educated, but earning lower wages. And we have the debt to prove it. As a personal finance enthusiast, I read about side hustles all the time. As a...