Have You Ever Considered Selling Your Blog?

Have You Ever Considered Selling Your Blog? - My Life, I Guess

A few months ago, completely out of nowhere, I got an email asking if I’d be interested in selling my blog. My immediate thought was “No. NEVER!” I almost just deleted the email without giving it a second thought. But sure enough, not only did I give it a second thought, but I gave it a third, and fourth, and fifth… Over the next few days, I re-read the email...

Why You Should Take Out a Loan Even When You Don’t Financially Need It

Millions of people find themselves in need of extra funds each year. As the cost of pretty much everything continues to soar, the number of loans being taken out is sure to follow suit. Though it’s not uncommon to face tight financial situations from time to time, taking out a loan without an actual need could work out in your favor as well. Why Acquire a Loan If It’s Not...

How to Enjoy Your Summer Holiday Without Spending Too Much

How to Enjoy Your Summer Holiday Without Spending Too Much - My Life, I Guess

It can be hard to enjoy your summer holiday without spending too much money. And it’s easy to see why. After working hard all year, you probably feel the need to let off some steam while on vacation. Worrying about money is probably the last thing on your mind. Until you get home, that is… Many people overspend while on vacation. Especially if you use a credit card to help...

Setting Your Expectations Right: What Is the Typical Minimum Credit Score Required to Take out a Personal Loan?

Not everyone likes to take out a personal loan, but sometimes it’s inevitable. You have bills to pay or a medical emergency arises; it’s important that you have the money on hand to take care of your financial worries. But you can’t just walk into a bank or a lender’s office and expect to get cash just because you ask for it. The key thing lenders look to is your...

How Much Being Unemployed Actually Cost Us

How Much Being Unemployed Actually Cost Us - My Life, I Guess

Throughout this blog and social media, I’ve been pretty open about the fact that I really struggled after being laid off back in April of 2014. How I struggled for over 2 years to find a full-time job. How working a part-time, minimum wage job in my 30s affected my mental health. And, of course, how I struggled financially after my personal income was cut by over 75%. But I...