How many times have you heard the old saw “Don’t quit your day job:, often delivered with a does of ridicule or derision regarding something you, yourself, want to do. Many of my fellow Americans, in particular, are so hung up on the thought “you must have a job” that they now even file lawsuits in Federal court to try to force taxpayers to give them free rides … even when their jobs no longer have any function. All I can say to them is … sucks to be you, doesn’t it?
Regular readers already know how I feel about legalized slavery and long-term, low-pay prostitution. My friend Steve said it very well here, listing 10 reasons why even young folks should never get a job. Many of the audience here is like me, well seasoned and now out of the rat race, so we don’t have to wrestle with the decision. Here;s a lady, though, who doesn’t have as many miles on her as I do … isn’t retired … currently has a job … and is dumping it to be a full-time blogger. All i can say is, in the slang of a few years back, You go, girl!
Many Internet voices have commented on Pat’s decision … often advising caution. Well, I advise caution too … cautious entrepreneurship. Find a niche, build it and tell the “job” crowd to take a hike.
If you are already retired and wishing you had some more cash per month … you’re in the right place. Learn, try and do … empower your own retirement. If you are still stuck in the wage-slave role, may I ask why? Comments are certainly open.