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A Week In Dallas, TX On A $35,000 Salary

A Week In Dallas, TX On A $35,000 Salary

Occupation: Graduate StudentIndustry: Biomedical SciencesAge: 22Location: Dallas, TXSalary: $35,000Net Worth: $138,500ish, according to Mint. I personally don't have any assets, but I have a decent amount in my checking and savings, and then two investment accounts, one of which I'm no longer adding to and a Roth IRA that I'm now making max contributions to.…
A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $42,000 Salary

A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $42,000 Salary

5 p.m. — Finally off work! My boyfriend, P., is home, his company hasn't sent any employees to work from home yet and since he works from 10-7:30 he just decided to take today off to not be rushing to the airport like always. We stop at Chick-fil-A since I have not had any food…
A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $73,850 Salary

A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $73,850 Salary

11 a.m. — I start to do actual chores so I sort my clothes to do a few loads of laundry. While the clothes are going I order my groceries via Amazon Fresh. I used to love going to the grocery store every week, but I really can't pass up free two-hour delivery. I order…
A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $120,000 Salary

A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $120,000 Salary

Occupation: Senior Account Executive Industry: IT Age: 27 Location: Dallas, TX Salary: $120,000 Paycheck Amount (Biweekly): $3,252.27Monthly ExpensesMortgage: $1,381 (I just purchased my first home in June. It's a duplex and it's perfect.) Loans: $0 (thanks mom and dad) Car Insurance: $130Car Note: $417 Spotify: $9.99Hello Fresh: $45/weekASOS Free 2-Day Shipping Subscription: $19/yearAmazon Prime, HBO…
A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $73,000 Salary

A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $73,000 Salary

12 p.m. — I made a commitment this year to make every effort to bring my lunch to work every day. It saves me SO much money in the long term and helps me avoid eating crap every day. There aren't many quick, healthy options near the office, so I have to pay delivery fees…
A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $51,625 Salary

A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $51,625 Salary

12 p.m. — Next we head to Whole Foods. This is our Sunday tradition dating back to when I was in high school, after my parents got divorced. My dad gives my sister and me a $50 grocery budget each week, and we all go together to shop. If I need anything else during the…
I Live In Dallas — & Here’s What $2,000 Will Get You

I Live In Dallas — & Here’s What $2,000 Will Get You

"Jordan actually found it. I was unfamiliar with the area, but he had heard great reviews about our landlord, so once we got engaged we wanted to look for a place with outdoor space. We were living in another building our landlord owned, and we just stumbled on this place. I think it's 1600 square…

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