Life happens in your 30s: you may make more as you partner up and/or advance in your career; but you might also get laid off, have children, go to grad school, move, buy a house, have to deal with the death of your parents, or face any of a number of other challenges that make you put saving on hold.
Meet your Next Gen financial overlords, America. They dine on caviar and apple juice.
Stocking up on GBP became my new hobby.
Men aren’t saving as much proportionally but, because of a glitch in the system that works in their favor (patriarchy), they have more total.
Success is not a straight line; success is a sine curve, even for the Internet famous. That can be really, really hard to remember, and harder still to admit.
I am a person who puts debit cards in her pocket and then leaves them there, and then goes a week without it and is just like, “Okay, I don’t know where my debit card is, I know it’s somewhere in a coat pocket or a jeans pocket or a tote bag, I’ll look for it later.”
Loans with collateral are referred to as “secured debt,” and loans without as “unsecured debt.”
As it turns out, you can’t merely wave your hand in a languorous way and say, “Be a dear and invest it in low-cost index funds won’t you, Philip? There’s a good chap.” I mean, for one thing, who is Philip, is he the butler? And if so how does he have access to the accounts?