Marketing companies love to tell us that January is the saddest month. It’s the month that the credit card bills sporting all those purchases we made in December start to come in. It’s the month that even boasts Blue Monday (supposedly the most depressing day of the year).

But, I don’t see it that way at all. By now, the days are getting longer, daytime temperatures are warming up, and like me, you probably have a handful of gift cards or cash that you were given over the holiday season. Now is the time to indulge in a little retail therapy on someone else’s dime.

Use those cards toward your DJing career. Read how here.