Monthly Archive: November 2015

Answering Job Interview Questions Honestly

Continuing the theme of getting a new job, I’ve scoured the best sources the Internet has to find the good answers to common interview questions. Here are honest answers, modified slightly for the prospective early-retiree. Q: What is your greatest strength as an employee? A: I am willing to perform services in exchange for currency Q: What is your greatest weakness? A1: I require shelter and calories to...

Finding a New Job for Fun and Profit

Your job determines what you spend your time doing and how much you get paid. The former is important in terms of personal fulfillment, intellectual curiosity, a feeling of making a difference, and things like that. The latter determines how quickly you can achieve early retirement. For all the talk about frugality, a good income helps improve your savings rate. This means if you aren’t already financially independent you need a good job. If you...

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October 2015 Expenses

October has come and gone, and with it another month of expenses. Large one time costs and fun things going on in our life drove up our spending: Quitting means no more work paid cell phones and plan. We’re going to use a combination Airvoice prepaid & monthly plans for now while we figure that out New jobs meant a bit more commuting and travel costs. We’re working on trimming this down...

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