Category Archives: Defining Myself

Going It Alone – What Happens When You’re Self Employed


Most of us dream of being our own bosses. You imagine being able to work your own hours, keep all your earnings for yourself, and never having to deal with a horrible boss. In reality, you need to work longer hours. These are usually the hours that suit your customers or clients so they could even be unsociable hours. And… Read more »

Things I Learned About Myself in November

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Last month I decided to explore a different realm of writing besides blogging, and I joined NaNoWrimo. I was writing a novel. In one month. Yeah, I know what you are thinking. During this one month I not only attempted to write a novel, I also did some self-analysis, self-exploration and self-beating. As usual, I multitasked. I also re-evaluated my… Read more »

NaNoWriMo: I Am Writing a Novel

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If you are wondering what the hell happened to me, you might be surprised to find out that I switched from writing about personal finance to writing fiction. At least for the month of November. I am doing NaNoWriMo, and it is already kicking my butt big time. If your next question is what the hell is NaNoWriMo, you can… Read more »

Do You Know Why You Spend Money?

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This post was featured in the following carnivals: Carnival of Retirement at Money Q & A Yakezie Carnival at 20 and Engaged Carnival of MoneyPros at Sweating The Big Stuff Canadian Finance Carnival at Canadian Finance Blog Totally Money Blog Carnival at Skint In The City Carnival of Financial Planning at Frugal Zeitgeist Financial Carnival for Young Adults at 20’s… Read more »

What I am Changing in 2012

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Usually I don’t make any New Year’s resolutions. I never felt that I had to do it. I liked the feeling of freedom of a resolution-less year. I felt free to chose, adjust, and move forward without constantly looking back over my shoulder and questioning myself if my actions are in line or on track with my pre-set, pre-determined declarations…. Read more »