Weekend Toast 4/12

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The Weekend Toast series is a collection of recently published articles by other bloggers that I put together to share. Consider this your one-stop-shop for remaining up-to-date on being a badass.

So, grab your drink of choice, put your feet up and get ready to read!

This week: jobs and interviews; job hunting; gifting yourself; amazon coupons; healthy snacks; life insurance guide; finance lessons & finance industry news.

Cheers! (and stay safe everyone)

Career

For all of you undergoing career changes right now, or are considering making moves due to how circumstances are unfolding, here are some tips on interviewing and getting the job you want. FullTimeFinance goes over the nitty gritty to help you prepare. How to Interview and Get the Job.

On the same note, make sure during your search that you are also reaching out to your contacts and networking, plus some things to consider during your job hunt and things to consider before joining that next job.

Good Luck!

Life

If you’re prone to online shopping during this period, then check out this post by Not Your Mom’s Gifts. She has a list of cozy, comfy and fun Amazon items to gift yourself during this time. Show yourself some self-love during a quarantine: Amazon Prime Gifts to Give Yourself During Quarantine.

Alright, for everyone who’s stress eating their way through this quarantine, let’s take a break. I’m guilty of this, but we need to remember that food is medicine; we all should at least try to eat healthy during this time to keep up our health and feed our immune systems. Stilleto MD has a post to help you combat the unhealthy munchies and replace it with some healthy ones. Check it out: Healthy Snacks: Don’t Let The Quarantine Get You Off Track!

One way to prepare for things happening unexpectedly in life is to have life insurance. It’s a way to protect your family and hopefully offset the financial burden of losing your loved one. However, there is a lot to know and understand about life insurance before you go about purchasing it. Arrest Your Debt gives an in depth overview with everything you need to know. If you’re looking into or thinking about it, check out his post: How Does Life Insurance Work? [Complete Guide]

Finance

Along the same lines of the above website on Amazon shopping, Vital Dollar gives us all the ways we can get Amazon coupons and rebates! With all the online shopping you’re probably doing right now, this can go a lot way towards helping you stay frugal. Take a look: 9 Amazing Websites for Amazon Coupons and Rebates

There are many people out there taking a personal financial hit during this time. MikedUp Blog relates some financial lessons to be learned, by all of us, during this experience. Check out his post and see if you are aware of, or are doing some of these things: 7 Personal Finance Lessons from the Coronavirus

Given all the varying information out there, it can be hard to know which news sources to trust. My Life I Guess has curated a list of trustworthy financial new sources for you to use when keeping up with what’s going on. The Best Places to Find the Latest Financial Industry News

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