Canio, I'm surprised you read the Hunger Games, given it's from a teen girl's POV. Glad to know a guy has read them tho. Yeah, District 13... District 13 was a surprise. Now I have to read the series again... lol But first I need to get through Divergent and Insurgent again so I can read Allegiant. About half way through Divergent now. Once it's done, probably reading Hunger Games again.
BTW, Divergent's first movie comes out in March!!
I have a one-minute skype interview some time between 1 and 2 to verify my identity for Elance.com. I put in proposals for a couple of jobs online - one is reading, proofreading and revising a gal's dissertation. She didn't know what to charge, so I was thinking 1-2$ a page. There were some really good admin jobs on there too, and I probably could have done some of them while working this job, but they require making and accepting calls and stuff, and I'm not sure I could keep that below the radar.
I was thinking about what I would do with the money I make doing these jobs - should I get any, and I think I'll either save for a rainy day or use it to pay down our debt more quickly. I haven't told Brad that I'm doing this. He knows that I'll be doing some newsletter and mailing list work for a friend in California for her wellness retreat (it's 100% paleo!!) and he knows she's going to pay me to do it, but we haven't discussed it further. She approached me during the last furlough.
I hope something comes of all this. I'm paying the subscription fee at Elance b/c I figure if I'm going to do this, I might as well go all in and make it worth the effort to fill out the profile and resume portions. I'll be more likely to score jobs if I have a paid membership (my profile will be placed higher on the list of available workers). Kind of like at Monster or CareerBuilder - your resume is placed higher in the search results if you pay for their services.
The site seems to be experiencing some issues so I don't know if I have any responses for proposals I put in. I keep getting an error message when I try to get to the website. I wonder if the app is working properly... Nope... app is down too.
I would say, make sure you have your emergency funds squirreled away and then chip at that debt!