Job hunting after 40:  a tip, or three

A few weeks ago I joined the ranks the ranks of the unemployment by choice.  I will not reveal details except to say that I realized I simply was not a good fit at my last employer and decided to cut my losses.  Since then I have been looking for  work and for the first…

Ten things those without hometowns can understand

Most Americans can claim a city of their own.  They were either born there, or spent a great chunk of their lives there and have always felt welcome.  Still, there are some of us who, despite our best efforts, consistently struggle to identify with those we live around. Below are ten things only someone who…

Our second car fund

Our second car fund We are saving some money to buy a second car for our jobs, but figured that a little crowdsourcing would help.  We have been working on a shoestring budget for months and now we have the chance to really increase our income but, as luck would have it, a second car…