The $9,600 Question

Okay hotshot, pop quiz. If you had to pony up $9,600, would you want something to show for it or be empty handed? That’s exactly what I thought. But that’s the situation we found ourselves in today after getting an appraisal from Carmax for the leased Kia Optima, the car that I said we would … Continue reading The $9,600 Question

(Un)employed

It’s official: I’m no longer unemployed.This was the result of about a week of inquiring, calling, and probing a cashier at our local grocery store with questions relating to the store’s current employment status. Finally, after all of that and finishing with my interview today, I can say that I have job.The cashier in question … Continue reading (Un)employed

When It Rains…

I could go into great detail about how my day went but I’ll make it short for the sake of not dragging it on forever. First, I called the EDD to find out why the second week of my benefits claim was covered in Xs. Now keep in mind that I have been calling continuously … Continue reading When It Rains…

Devil Inside

As much as Dave v2.0 tries to stay on the bright and sunny side of things these days, there are still moments when I have to stand back and make sure what I’m hearing or seeing is, in fact, what’s really going on. Today was one of those days. Ann has been working at the … Continue reading Devil Inside

Job Fairs

I don’t recall where I was coming from or why I was there but one day I came across a huge banner in a nearby city that was advertising their annual Job Fair (or Job Faire if you’re one of those Medieval types).I haphazardly made a mental note of the date – I don’t jot … Continue reading Job Fairs