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Mr. Money Voyage

Blog Info

Name:
My Money Voyage
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Career Growth, Frugality, investing, negotiating, millenial
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$1,350,000.00
Location:
United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
IT / Consultant
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Latest Blog Posts

This post is the first in a three-part Career Negotiation series that will focus around what types of things you can negotiate, how you prepare to negotiation, and finally how to conduct a negotiation.  I’ll also discuss tips and tricks I’ve personally used to negotiate my way to large salary increases and a variety of improved benefits. The reality is, most people first think of salary when it comes to job ...
Posted: Oct 13 2017 @ 10:58 AM
It seems no matter where you look, companies are being acquired left and right.  I have friends in a variety of industries and it seems that no one is immune to the stress and chaos of being acquired.  In my circle of friends, I know of a handful of different acquisitions that have occurred in the last 2 years.  The companies that were acquired ranged from being start-up family owned ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 10:27 AM
I don’t know about you, but I have always been frustrated with the idea of clothes.  I’m not a huge fan of fashion so every purchase of new piece of clothing pains me when I see the receipt.  Unfortunately, you need clothes for work, you need different clothes to workOUT, you need clothes for different seasons, you need underwear that no one (well almost no one) will see.  Every article ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 8:15 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1), Part 2, My Big Break, Job Boredom, My New Company, My  180, My Career Progression, My Wife’s Journey (part 1) and The Acquisition recaps. So, the company I was working for had just been acquired and everything I knew would be changing. The Transition Period The new leadership team came in and spoke to the team.  There were some tears shed ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 9:15 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1) , Part 2, My Big Break, Job Boredom, My New Company, My  180, My Career Progression, and My Wife’s Journey (part 1) recaps. This week we are jumping back into my story and quickly catching up to present day. We last left off that I had built my career up to the point where I was the PMO Manager ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 9:58 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1) , Part 2, My Big Break, Job Boredom, My New Company, My  180, and My Career Progression recaps. My Wife’s Journey This journey, while not my own is so interwoven into my journey that it might as well be my own.  I also want to note that my wife is very intelligent, hard-working and very personable which has helped ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 9:25 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1) , Part 2, My Big Break, Job Boredom, My New Company, and My  180 recaps. My Career Progression In a quick recap, I had a challenging start at the new company I joined.   Then there was a fortunate turn of events that drastically improved my work conditions.  This all led to business as usual. I worked long, hard ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 8:03 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1) , Part 2, My Big Break, Job Boredom, and My New Company recaps. My 180 After an excruciating first month at my new position, I was able to reduce my workload to a more reasonable level (although it was still excessive hours 50+).  The next couple months were far from ideal but not horrible.  Things had stabilized ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 9:20 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1) , Part 2, My Big Break, and Job Boredom recaps. My New Company Well the time had come for me to start my new position.  I was pumped, but that feeling would not last. My first day was full of the normal introductions, paperwork, and meetings.  It was a typical day; nothing too exciting.  However I was ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 8:45 AM
Welcome back, in case you missed them – please check out my Introduction , Childhood, College, Grad School, Internship, First Job (part 1) , Part 2 and My Big Break, recaps.  My Journey: Boredom The last I left off, I had found a role that I was a good fit for at the company and was able to negotiate my way to salary that was inline with the market.  I continued to work hard and did everything I was ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 9:00 AM

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