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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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Momento Mori – Remember Your Mortality

In New Rules, Words To Live By by Gen Y Finance Guy8 Comments

Reading Time: 3 minutesYesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present! Last week I shared a post on time, and this week I would like to follow it up with something I started back in late 2011 or early 2012. As a quick reminder, we all get a daily deposit of 86,400 seconds a day to …

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My Huge 86,400 Deposit…And I’m Going To Spend It All

In Words To Live By by Gen Y Finance Guy2 Comments

Reading Time: 4 minutesImagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with 86,400. It carries over no balance from day-to-day. Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day. What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course! Each of us has such a bank. Its name is TIME. Every morning …

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I Make 6 Figures But I Hate My Job

In Career, Featured by Gen Y Finance Guy35 Comments

Reading Time: 7 minutesLet me be the first to come out and say that I never thought I would say that I hated a job that brought home six figures. And let me tell you why: I grew up dirt poor and lived on welfare as a kid. I slept on the floor of my grandmother’s two bedroom apartment with my other 4 …