Flipper McGillicuddy Looks for a Job (And So Do I)

Accountability: February 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I’m unemployed. It’s cool though. Well… no it’s not. But I’m surviving. Saving & Spending 2017 might be cursed. I’m not sure yet. For the first time in my career, a job got cancelled at the last minute. And by last minute I mean, like… less than…

Signing the wall is my favorite.

Accountability: January 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I was the Production Stage Manager for the national tour of FAME until the middle of this month. I made $700 per week and a $300 weekly stipend, though the job ended a little less than 3 weeks into the month. I start my next gig the…

2017 New Year's Resolutions

2017 New Year’s Resolutions

The power of setting goals and making a list is pretty awesome. In my own life, I’ve seen the power of setting goals really help me out financially. My net worth has grown around $46,000 over the 3+ years I’ve been blogging. I made myself run a 5k. I’ve managed to prioritize time with family…

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Accountability: December 2016

Profile I am thirty two years old and I am the Production Stage Manager for the national tour of FAME. I make $700 per week and a $300 weekly stipend, though this week I only worked 10 days out of the month, which was not so awesome. Saving & Spending What can I say other…

Things That Money Can't Buy

Things That Money Can’t Buy

Christmas Eve and Christmas are those days when all the things that money can’t buy come together for me. Which is kind of odd, because there is definitely a tree with a bunch of presents piled under it. But when I think back over thirty two years of Christmas, I mostly just remember togetherness. I…

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Accountability: November 2016

Profile I am thirty two years old and I am the Production Stage Manager for the national tour of FAME. I make $700 per week and a $300 weekly stipend. Saving & Spending This month man. I don’t even know. This was the hardest month of work I’ve ever done. We did three weeks straight…

Reasons Financial Stability Makes Me Grateful

Reasons Financial Stability Makes Me Thankful

The holidays are usually a great time to think about the bigger picture things in life and reflect on what really matters. And while consumerism runs rampant during this time too, we mostly try to look past that into the deeper meanings of all these winter holidays. The thing is though, financial stability can give…