Linda is a 33-year-old ICU nurse who works at one of the nation's top 10 children's hospitals in Denver.
I spoke with Justine Mertz, a 28-year-old from New Jersey who earns a living entertaining over 200,000 subscribers with over 18 million views under the pseudonym JPMetz to find out more about the hustle of a professional YouTube creator.
Jillian Wong, is a 26-year-old Singaporean who works for a design website. Not too long ago, she visited New York and asked to meet with me so we could talk about the culture of money in Singapore.
Nicholas Burgess is a 24-year-old artist and activist living in Queens, NY.
Anne, 33, lives in Boston and is a supply planning lead for a consumer products company, where she earns $100,000 a year.
My friend Emily and I first met while preparing to study abroad in Barcelona in 2003. Some of the first things I learned about her were that she loved ice hockey and sailing. After we graduated, Emily took a summer job as the seasonal program director of a yacht club. She took it again the following year, and the year after that.
Chet is a 30-something professional actor from British Columbia.
Mortgage + car payment + bar loan + credit cards + daycare costs for two children = American Dream.
Laura, 28, works at an entertainment company in the booking division in a job she describes as "essentially an administrative assistant." She is paid by the hour and earns roughly $30,500 a year before taxes.
Marnie Gallowy! The Internets told me that last week—eight years after you graduated from our ol' alma mater—that you paid off the last of your $48,000 in student loan debt. IS THAT TRUE? Are you a wizard?
Bill Robson is 57 and lives in Sammamish, Washington. Last year, he quit his career in computer engineering to write a book and start a business. We spoke recently about his transition.
Why buy a bookstore in small town Ontario?
Adam, 30, earns $170,000 (not including bonuses) working in an actuary-type role. "Have you seen Along Came Polly? I basically have Ben Stiller's job."