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I’m ready to be done with this job hunt. I’m sure you’re ready to be done reading about it. My housing dilemma was wrapped up in the job hunt as I thought that would be an easy out. New job, new place. That didn’t work. The job hunt has left such an ugly stain on …

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How To Recognize Your Privilege: A Beginner’s Guide for White Men

I find that many men of privilege often have a hard time accepting that fact. From what I’ve gathered, they seem to think unless there was an actual silver or platinum spoon in their mouth, they have in fact made their own way of their own accord. I scoff at you, I scoff. Presented with …

10 Ways To Tell You Have Impostor Syndrome (and what to do about it)

We’ve all heard the term impostor syndrome. It was a buzz word a few years ago and still clings to the wall of every women’s studies lecture hall.  But what is it? Basically, it’s the fibromyalgia of workplace dynamics – it primarily happens to women and if you’ve never experienced it, you don’t really believe …

3 Things I Lust For After Watching Netflix’s Terrace House

So if you haven’t yet watched it, the latest season of Netflix’s Terrace House is available for binge watch. It’s in Japanese with English subtitles, and it’s really good. For those of you who miss the original Real World on MTV before it became too naughty and predictably acrimonious for this elder millennial, Terrace House …

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Is Anyone Else Tired of All the Log-Ins?

This post has been brewing for a while, but since taking over my aunt’s finances, my number of log-ins has increased to the point that another rant was brewing. Then my car insurance company sent me a renewal notice. With all the frugaling that has come into my life, I thought briefly about comparison shopping …

10 Overdone Things I Wish They’d Stop Showing on TV

Hey there! In case you are new to My Early Retirement Journey, one of my favorite pastimes is watching TV and eating yummy snacks or takeout.  I have an incredible amount of time to do so given I’m single and only work one job. I have even left a night out to watch a Lifetime …

DirecTV Now Review | Read Before Signing Up

Single Girl Review: 5 Quick Things to Know Before Signing Up For DirecTV Now I couldn’t find that much on what DirecTV Now (no affiliate) was really like for a regular consumer. So for those of you interested in signing up for it, here are a few things to note. DirecTV Now free trial I …