How I Was Almost Manipulated Into Buying a New Car

How I Was Almost Manipulated Into Buying a New Car - My Life, I Guess

Last week, my car suddenly started squeaking whenever I made a right turn. The next day, it started squeaking whenever my foot was on the brake. Before a third thing could go wrong, I called up my car dealership and made a service appointment for the following morning. I knew I hadn’t been keeping up with the maintenance on my car as much as I should have. Unfortunately, when you’re...

3 Things You Should Know Before You Buy a New Mattress

3 Things You Should Know Before You Buy a New Mattress - My Life, I Guess

While it may not seem like it at first, buying a new mattress is one of the most important purchases you can make. Not only will you be spending roughly a third of your time on it, this is a purchase that you’ll have to deal with for a long time. Not only that, but your mattress will have a direct influence on your sleep, health, and your overall life...

Do Your Clothes Still Have Tags On Them?

Do Your Clothes Still Have Tags On Them? - My Life, I Guess

Summer is finally here and I couldn’t be happier that spring is over. Not that I have anything against the season. It’s actually my favourite! (I was born in the spring, after all.) I’m just glad that all the spring cleaning that came along with it this year is over. Because, no lie, I spent all of May and June cleaning. The urge to spring clean usually happens to me...

Infographic: Has the New Economy Killed the 9-5?

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my Disclosure for more information. With more and more people becoming self-employed, our idea of what a typical workday is is changing. In this post, FreshBooks set out to discover if the shift to self-employment brings with it the end of the 9-5 workday. The infographic below gives a detailed look at the self-employed professionals average workday. YOUR TURN: Self-employed or not, do...