Financial Advice for Patrick Mahomes, the $500 Million Man

If you haven't heard, Pat Mahomes, NFL "star", recently signed a contract for a lot of money. Big deal. He's generally a pretty dumb guy, but today he decided to make a smart decision - ask me for help on how to spend his money. Transcript below - Now, normally I'd hate sharing personal emails … Continue reading Financial Advice for Patrick Mahomes, the $500 Million Man

Conversation Topics that Aren’t Coronavirus Related

One of life’s simple pleasures is small talk. I don’t mean that sarcastically. I genuinely enjoy making ultimately meaningless conversation for 3 to 7 minutes with friends, acquaintances and perfect strangers. There’s something soothing about knowing exactly where an interaction will go, the familiar ebbs and flows wrapping you tight in a warm hug from the … Continue reading Conversation Topics that Aren’t Coronavirus Related

Power Ranking the Only 7 Shirts My Little Brother Packed for Quarantine

I am currently quarantined at my parents house in New Jersey with 8 other people (this is a story for another blog.) One of those people is my little brother, who is 19 and home from his freshman year of college. While it's definitely sad that his college experience was cut short, the sadder part … Continue reading Power Ranking the Only 7 Shirts My Little Brother Packed for Quarantine

Quarantining by Yourself – How to Not Lose Your Goddam Mind

*Editor’s Note – Our latest guest blogger, Real Talk, is currently quarantined by himself in New York City and is definitely not losing his mind. Also – WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR QUARANTINE STORIES. If you’re interested in guest blogging, email us at workretiredie@gmail.com with an idea of a full blog and we’ll probably post since we … Continue reading Quarantining by Yourself – How to Not Lose Your Goddam Mind

Which Jersey Mike’s Employee Do I Want to Be My Friend the Most?

Personal confession time. Outside of meetings with free food, every single work lunch I have had in 2020 has been at one place - the Jersey Mike’s next to my office. There are three main reasons.  Jersey Mike’s rules. It combines my 3 favorite things in the world - New Jersey, sandwiches, and things less … Continue reading Which Jersey Mike’s Employee Do I Want to Be My Friend the Most?

Work Retire Die Turns 2 Years Old

Long self indulgent post alert. TLDR: The blog is two years old today. We're celebrating the best and worst articles from the past 2 years. And we're giving away a Crock-Pot to an email newsletter subscriber. Yes actually. Email workretiredie@gmail.com by Friday at 11 am for a chance to win. Scroll past the heartfelt thanks … Continue reading Work Retire Die Turns 2 Years Old

How to Protect Your Online Data: Tips from a Hot Guy

Some of you are extremely dumb people, which is ultimately fine. Not everyone is lucky enough to have my massive brain, superior breeding and the good fortune to grow up in New Jersey. But the sad part is that many of you, even the smart ones, have no idea how to protect your online data … Continue reading How to Protect Your Online Data: Tips from a Hot Guy

Summer Friday Finale: Summer of 2019 Wrap-Up and Awards

It's Labor Day Weekend and summer is coming to a close. Sadly, it's your last chance to wear white and to read a Summer Friday blog from your humble Content King. We've all grown this summer together. As employees, friends, and maybe even as lovers. It's time to take a step back and reflect on … Continue reading Summer Friday Finale: Summer of 2019 Wrap-Up and Awards

Summer Fridays: Best Summers Ever

August is winding down and it's time to reflect on Summer 2019. It's been a good to great summer for your humble Content King. I travelled a bit, saw some friends and family and drank a few hundred beers. I got slightly tanner, a new apartment and promoted at work. I posted a series of … Continue reading Summer Fridays: Best Summers Ever

Mid 2010s Frat Rappers – Where are They Now?

Editor's Note: Today we're taking a break from Summer Friday content and are blessed with a guest blog from Lane Fox, esteemed author of insightful and poignant blogs such as Power Ranking of WNBA Mascots. He covers the question that's on everyone's mind at least once a day - what happened to those white, one-hit … Continue reading Mid 2010s Frat Rappers – Where are They Now?