Using Planwise to create a money plan

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Have you heard of Planwise yet?  They’re an up and coming San Francisco based technology company that has created a pretty slick web app to help consumers plan out their finances.  The basic idea is that you give the app your financial stats – income, expenses, debts and so on – and then add “Plans” on top off your baseline.  Plans could be things like taking out a...

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Posted in: Money

Hey, I got a new job (again)

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As readers may have noticed, Brian and I announced this past weekend that I got a new job.  Many of you are probably thinking, Wait… this sounds familiar.  And you would be right – just 6 months ago, I announced that I had found a job after finishing my degree.  I’ve moved on – again! About two weeks ago, a large software company was recruiting near my office.  Being the...

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Posted in: Career and Work

It’s never too late

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When I first graduated from university, I made just under $40,000 a year. I thought I had it made! Then I realized that compared to fields like engineering, business or computers, $40,000 wasn’t very much at all. For a while, I didn’t care.  It was my first “real” job!  I would simply work hard and earn raises and promotions over time.  Uhhhhh no.  Not in a science job!...

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Posted in: Career and Work, Philosophy

Starting a new job

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I just started my new job last week and so far, so good.  I’ve spent the week doing lots of reading, lots of software installations, and A LOT effort at staying awake.  (The Starbucks is not nearly as close as I would like!) Starting a new job is fraught with social niceties, tactical maneuvering and carefully masked awkwardness.  You have to learn who to talk to if you have questions, who...

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