Thursday, July 12, 2007


I read an article in the Globe and Mail about the new "Thirtysomethings", how they actually have less then they expected at this point in their lives and feel disappointed with adulthood.

I am in my mid thirties and can only say "you get out what you put in". If you feel your life isn't what you expected it to be by now or that your are disappointed with your R.O.L (Return On Life) then look at what you invested.

According to the article the average thirty year olds have:

*had 7.5 jobs...I could say lack of focus or I could say striving for a better work environment; on the fence with this one

*$1,500 to $19,200 in debt - I know school is expensive I worked full time during school and my student loans totaled still $12,000, but I paid them off by doing without for a year...Call me crazy but I didn't expect to have my loans magically disappear while I watched my thin screen T.V in my Manolo Blahniks

*an average income of $29,013- well you are paid for your work, somewhere there are people your age making millions of dollars because they are worth it (celebrities aside). Don't believe me?Check 30 under 30

I would like to feel sorry for the "Generation Me" and their disillusionment but somehow I can't. Maybe I am being a hypocrite I spent my 20's traveling I left my corporate job for an adventure abroad. However, I pulled it together by 29, built a solid company and hold myself responsible for where I am today.

"I thought that I would know what I was doing,".... "That the experimentation would be over."One Thirty-year-old Bemoans

Good Luck Guys Maybe Your 40's Will Pan Out Better.

Read The Article Click Here

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