Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed

Being unemployed is incredibly difficult. With current unemployment rates, there’s probably someone close to you 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 what sort of things they need or that would help them out the most, depending on their situation. Here are some practical gift ideas for the unemployed person...

We Bought a New Car, After All

We Bought a New Car, After All - My Life, I Guess

I recently had an article of mine, How I Was Almost Manipulated Into Buying a New Car, featured in both Women’s Money Talk and Rockstar Finance. Even though I’ve been blogging for over 5 years, this was my first time having an article picked up by curated sites. I was so honoured and excited! But I also couldn’t help but laugh at the irony of the timing. On the day...

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...