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How to Become a Software Engineer Without a Degree

So you want to become a software engineer but you don’t have a degree in computer science. Is it possible to get a job without formal training? Yes, I’m living proof it can happen! This post contains the details of my journey into the world of technology. You can become a software engineer without a …

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Quitting My High Paying Job: Walking Away From a Six Figure Career

If someone offered you one million dollars, would you take it? I bet you would emphatically say, “yes, most definitely, without a doubt!” I never thought I would pass up that much money, but one day I did. I’ve given up $1 million worth of income over the past seven years, and I did so …

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The Best Laid Plans

This post is part of Women’s Money Week 2014. For twelve years I worked as a software developer for a large financial corporation. When I became pregnant with my son there was no doubt in mind about working: I would continue receiving a paycheck and hire a nanny to watch over my son. A few months …

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