Apr 7 “Pension”

No more fat paycheque.

The slide into poverty

begins about now.

“Package” (Is That It?)

After nearly 30 years of faithful service to a major financial institution, about two years ago I received my severence "package". While fairly reasonable, financially, I found myself thinking that in the literal sense, it looked rather thin… When I had "the meeting", I looked at it sitting there on the desk in front of me, and before I even read it, my first thought was: is that it?

Now, two years later, just in time for global financial chaos and the decimation of my RRSP, that is it. My last full paycheque was on Friday. I guess I’ll just have to get by on my looks…