Monthly Archive: December 2016


Preparing for a Job Loss

One of the main reasons I’m pursuing a self-sufficient life is the realization of how dependent I am on being employed. “Well, isn’t everybody?” Mostly, yes. With exception of the independently wealthy, the retired, the imprisoned, and those on government assistance, we all need gainful employment. We need an income and, generally, that is achieved by¬†performing services for which an employer pays you. At the end of the year – in less than a month¬†– the contract at my current gig is ending which means I have to look for another job. Just after I started writing this, the company...