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...

Why You Should Take the Perfect Gift Guides Course Now! (With Discount Coupon Code)

Why You Should Take the Perfect Gift Guides Course Now! - My Life, I Guess

I started my first blog back in 2002 and have been actively blogging in one form or another ever since. Even though I have these years of experience behind me, there’s still so much to learn and perfect when it comes to blogging. It’s always changing and advancing; sometimes it’s hard to keep up! So, when Anne of Unique Gifter put out a request for beta testers for her new...

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 Being Unemployed Helped Me Get an Awesome New Job

How Being Unemployed Helped Me Get an Awesome New Job - My Life, I Guess

Like many students, I went to university not knowing what I wanted to be when I grew up. I changed my major after first-year from English to Theatre, signed up for a minor in Computer Science, and then completed a post-degree diploma in Arts and Non-Profit Management. I also had an awesome part-time job on campus teaching study skill workshops to my peers and mentoring at-risk students. My final year...