Being a woman at work is not easy in today’s rather unequal world. We have come a long way since the 1950s but not far enough to be equal to a man in pay, responsibility, respect, and in stature.
High heels, skirts, dresses, makeup, hair – I DO IT ALL. Here’s an example: This is me though. I do it to feel good about […]
In detail: Age 23: $65,000 This was my first job out of school. I was offered $50,000 initially, counselled by the interviewing partner to “not […]
I hear a lot of horror stories, via blog readers, Instagram follower direct messages, and just in life. Know what they all have in common? […]
Came across this article: Women do ask for raises, they just don’t get them. I’d like your thoughts on this. I myself am in a […]
I am hooked. Since I am a freelancer, I don’t really get to talk to other colleagues until I am on contracts, and we are […]
So I get a message about an urgent request to start next week to work remotely for a month for some contract, and the recruiter […]
Overheard in the subway: I am super independent, but I secretly want to find someone super rich so I can stop worrying about money, volunteer […]
I cannot think of a better title than that. It sums up everything I am about, because I heard a story of a woman the […]
So, I was asked to stay on another extra month from my end date. I pondered it (another $20K in the pocket) but ultimately decided […]
I negotiate at every, single, dang contract so I do this pretty often, except my numbers are by the hour, and not a full salary […]
I’ve talked a bit about my neighbour here in this post about her shaming me for being a Working Mother but lately I’ve been thinking […]
I am a wealth-obsessed, style-focused, minimalist.
I got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months with The Budgeting Tool which I now sell online and donate its net proceeds to charity, along with The Investing Tool.
I've also authored two books: Start a Blog Like a Boss - Making $1000 USD a month & Invest your Money Like a Boss - In 4 Hours a Year.
I earn like a princess when I work but am trying hard to live like a duchess instead by not spending all of it.
The rest of the time I relax and enjoy the time off by traveling, although traveling has been on hold lately with the arrival of Little Bun, my rambunctious, ever-hungry little boy.