Below is a calculator to determine what a 'living wage' would be in your location. Do you think this is accurate?
Jobcase believes every employer should help provide either a living wage or a pathway to it. We understand that not every job will be able to pay a living wage. But we believe employers should provide one of the following 3 cases for every job:
a) provide a living wage
b) if providing a sub-living wage, THEN provide an internal... see more
So recently I was let go and on very morally questionable grounds and right before Christmas literally 3 days before I moved into my new place all seemed great until I was asked to come to the office and that's when I got delivered the news. It was heart breaking and terrifying because all I could think was now what. I had just enough money to post for 2 months rent and that was it but I got let go at the worse part of the year. In my field... see more
Do you have a monthly or annual budget? If you don't, i suggest you do. It's not a fun exercise to put one together but an important one to help organize finances and to also point out whether you need to get motivated for different earning potential, etc.
That said - ugh, does it stink. Few of us have all the means we want so budgeting just forces us to address potential shortfalls and problems. But addressing them doesn't have to be... see more