I got engaged. Everyone thinks I’m joking. And considering death.
Thinking about money, budgeting on one income, my own passive income, and changing the mindset from “my” money to “our” money.
On struggles and privileges of being “abled-passing disabled,” and deciding to BaristaFIRE in 2020.
What a week of fooding in NYC that included a $17 bowl of ramen, McDonalds, and a trip to Flushing Chinatown came out to be.
In February, 2019, I spent $1,234.31 in New York City. Here’s a breakdown.
In January, 2019, I spent $1,182.27 in New York City. Here’s a breakdown.
Zero didn’t wake up one day to have maxed out 401k, Roth IRA, and HSA.
As a disabled young adult, I don’t have the luxury of “working forever.” I need Financial Independence to save my life.
Have you heard about a lady who paid $28/mo to live in 2 bed apartment in Greenwich Village? Or another who has an apartment in UES for $150/mo? How did they do it?
I have been living in New York City for the past 5 years, earning what most people working in tech would consider to be very modest salary for the city. From my calculations, I have made an average of $44,500 a year before taxes over the past 5 years, which has ranged from salaries of …