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For most people losing a job is a major problem. Not for Phil Olsen.

The 36-year old San Diego resident was laid off from his $72,000-a-year job selling newspaper ads in May. Since then, he's pretty much just been living the good life.

"I generally wake up, get breakfast, then go golfing, or fishing," he said. "I snowboard a lot in the winter, in the summer I go to the beach. Today, I might go to the bar I was at yesterday."

Olsen, who's single, said he's looking for a job but is financing his current life with $2,000 a month in unemployment checks and a sweet deal on rent at his friend's house.

He knows the arrangement will end soon, but it doesn't appear he's looking forward to life back in the world of work.

"I'm lovin' it man, I don't want no stinking job!"


Last updated June 22 2009: 11:47 AM ET
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