It goes without saying that the last seven months have been extremely stressful for my dad, myself, and my entire family.
This is perhaps the closest I’ll get to speaking from beyond the grave: my phone, set to speaker mode, cutting through the silence in my apartment as I talk about postmortem arrangements with a funeral home employee.
In July I received $4,528.17 in freelance income and $207.22 in book royalties, or $4,735.39 total.
The next installment in Carolita Johnson’s “A Woman’s Work” series is up at Longreads.
It’s not hard to get a job at a major company’s corporate headquarters, especially if you treat it like a goal.
It’s time for another Billfold LLC update! There’s a lot to cover in this one, so I’ll divide it into sections.
It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to kick off another round of financial questions.
Hobby spending, entertainment spending, vacation spending, etc.
Cecilia (not her real name), is a 26-year-old set lighting technician in Atlanta.
“Please don’t put me on Facebook,” the fish said. “I will give you whatever you ask for.”
Pull up those balances!
Dory already had 76,000 miles on the odometer when I bought her.
From the time that I sold my family home in 1984 to the present, I have never wanted to buy a home.
I’ve been writing down my clothing purchases since 2015.
It’s the final day of our Summer Pledge Drive.
Here’s your longread for this afternoon: “Inside Google’s Shadow Workforce,” at Bloomberg.
I’m not sure I agree with Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond’s advice.