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The Email That Lead To A $60,000 Increase In Compensation

In Career, Featured, Freedom Fighter, New Rules, The JOB by Gen Y Finance Guy48 Comments

Reading Time: 9 minutesEver since starting this blog I have been doing some deep introspection with regards to my career and my interests. I have spent the majority of my career since graduating college in Corporate Finance. Being the good corporate monkey that I was taught to be, I have done everything to continue and progress my career in Finance. When you pursue …

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I Miss My “Guaranteed” 15% Return (or Better) Every 6 Months

In Financial Markets, General Information, The JOB by Gen Y Finance Guy28 Comments

Reading Time: 4 minutesLast week I was reading a post by fellow a blogger and¬†unfortunately did not bookmark the post. And to make matters worse, I don’t remember which blog it was (first thank you to the blogger for the inspiration for this post, secondly this post is going live a few months since reading that post). However, the post was talking about …

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Thursday Rant #2 – Office Lotto Pools

In Rants, The JOB by Gen Y Finance Guy33 Comments

Reading Time: 3 minutesLet me first get my confession in before I get too deep into this rant. Yes, I admit that I have played the lottery once in my life when I turned 18 and was old enough to buy a lottery ticket. My purchase even included some scratchers. But in my defense, this is sort of a rite of passage. Doesn’t …

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Thursday Rant #1: The Office Time Keeper

In Rants, The JOB by Gen Y Finance Guy24 Comments

Reading Time: 4 minutesLeaving the work force and going out on my own is an eventual goal. However, I don’t plan on doing that anytime soon as there are other goals on my list that actually involve staying in the work force (at least for a while or until something better comes along).¬†Because of this, I have to put up with some of …