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VOICES: Postdoc Who Aspires To FIRE Before 40

Derek is a postdoctoral research fellow who lives in the Chicago suburbs. He wants to be a millionaire and accredited investor by 35 and FIRE before 40. He currently pursues a frugal lifestyle and is looking for new ways to increase his income while on his F-1 student visa. We loved hearing about his approach […]

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Protected: VOICES: Investment Banker Who Avoids The Stock Market

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VOICES: Aspiring Developer Who Treats Her Career Like Dating

Our friend Clarissa worked in finance throughout college, tasted the start-up life post-college, and took a few months off from her career in 2019 to explore her purpose in life. After a few months of talking to friends, journaling, and traveling, she recently completed a coding boot camp and now looks to switch careers a […]

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VOICES: A Start-up Growth Manager Who Still Deals with Money Impostor Syndrome

Liz is currently a growth manager (the link between sales and marketing) at a growth stage mid-size tech startup. Throughout her winding twenties, she’s switched industries, negotiated her salary, managed student-debt, used money for good, and navigated the controversial world of partner finances. *Name is altered to protect identity. See more #ShowMeTheMoney interviews or contribute! […]

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VOICES: Wall Street Trader Moves to FANG Tech

Sarah recently moved from the fast-paced world of Wall Street trading to a strategy role at a FANG tech company. For several years, Sarah worked at an investment bank as a rare female derivatives trader. Early in 2020, she accepted a tech offer after several salary negotiation rounds. She’s also a personal friend of ours […]

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VOICES: A Globetrotter’s Perspective on Saving Money and Travel

  Troy has led quite a colorful life, spending his time traveling and working overseas. Coming from the Bay Area, he has a strong knack for teaching and has taught English in Hong Kong. He was also in New Zealand on a working holiday, tending to alpacas, bottling wine in Blenheim, and doing strenuous agricultural […]

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VOICES: English Teacher in Tokyo who quit Goldman Sachs

Anna @ Young Money: Emily is a dear friend of mine — we met during our full-time training at the NYC Goldman Sachs headquarters and now bond over Asian-American identities and Ali Wong. Emily worked full-time at GS Hong Kong before joining a dance media and entertainment company in China and then teaching English in […]

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COVID-19 Diaries: How I’m Handling Being Jobless Right Now — Fck*

This article was originally written on March 23, 2020. Life does a good job at hitting me hard at the most inconvenient times. Three weeks ago, I left my six figure job at a San Francisco startup. It was a difficult choice I had been mulling over for a while, and I ultimately made the […]

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Anna’s Homeowner Interview by Live with Plum

In January, I did an interview about being a first-time homebuyer with Live With Plum. I have so much to say about my home ownership and real estate investing experience, but it’s taking time and effort to put my thoughts together. Until then, I’m sharing my interview and some additional insight in green! When looking […]

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COVID-19 Diaries: Sustainability in Times of Pandemic

Earth Day just passed on April 22. In light of the broader economic situation, we are sharing money-efficient sustainability tips. You don’t need to spend any money to be sustainable. In fact, most of us will have more impact from consuming less, reusing and donating within our communities rather than uphauling our lifestyle. In collaboration […]