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My job is laying me off: What’s next?

Today I’m opening up even more to my readers and letting you all know what’s going on in my world. My job is laying me off.  Yep, you read that correctly.  My last day of official employment is June 15, 2012.  Was this a surprise?  Not really. These sort of things happen…that’s life.  Several months ago (back in December 2011), my employer notified all of us that they’d be moving their corporate headquarters out of state sometime in 2012.  I was offered a relocation package but after much thought, turned it down.  I’ve decided to take this opportunity to explore other avenues. 

The Plan

“What’s next?”  That’s the million dollar question.

Well, I’ve been thinking about this for quite some time. I have adequate savings that would allow me to sit out for close to one year without any additional income coming in.  With that being said, I have several options to choose from.

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