What does $75,000/yr salary translate to in take home in NYC? How high are taxes, really?
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.
Zero didn’t wake up one day to have maxed out 401k, Roth IRA, and HSA.
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 …