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I can’t believe I forgot to talk about Student Loans

I’ve been talking about my student loans for years. It seems like it’s been a very slow process of whittling away at them to the point where they’re manageable. And what I consider slow is probably blazing fast for the average person. I mean, I rarely paid the minimum due each month and there would be months where I would dump a thousand or two into paying back my student loans. Each year I said to myself, “This is the year I pay off my Continue reading →

Mentoring

So today, I got a raise. It’s a small raise, in my opinion, but it is still a raise nonetheless. I’m now at the same salary I was when I left my last job. It took me just over two years at that job to reach this salary and it took me just under two to get it at this job. Both started at the same amount. Additionally, my bonus structure is not reliant on salespeople meeting their goals, like it was last year, but Continue reading →

Initiative

Okay, first off, the bus has been early the past two days which is just as bad as coming late. Maybe worse because it’s easier to miss it if it’s early. Second, my coworker talked me into speaking to my boss about my job position. She listened to a long complaint of mine yesterday and thought about it overnight. She came back with a plan to start the conversation and action items to entice my boss to the idea. So I sent my boss an Continue reading →