A Week In New York City On A $40,000 Salary

10:45 — I head over to Trader Joe’s to shop for the week. I buy milk, dumplings, peanut butter, a bag of pasta, granola bars, a few frozen meals (TJ’s has the best frozen meals), turkey burgers, ravioli, English muffins, spinach, two bags of potato chips, frozen berries, peanut butter cups, and apple cider vinegar. When I get home, I unpack all my groceries, have a granola bar and change for the gym. $46.52