A Week In Philadelphia, PA, On A $39,200 Salary

Occupation: Marketing Coordinator
Industry: Nonprofit
Age: 23
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Salary: $39,200
Net Worth: $3,110.23 (I have $2,369.02 in traditional savings and $741.21 in a high-yield savings account. A lot of my living expenses, specifically dining out, are paid for by my boyfriend. He makes more than three times as much as I do so whenever we go out to eat he will foot the bill. I was a little bit uncomfortable when we first started dating and he insisted on paying for everything, but it has become more normal now that we’ve been together for over a year. Before we dated my lifestyle looked a lot different than it does now and I went out a LOT less.)
Debt: $0
Paycheck Amount (1x/month): $2,490
Pronouns: She/her

Monthly Expenses
Rent: $800 (for my third of rent split with my roommates, including utilities)
HBO Max: $10
Yoga Membership: $110
Cell Phone: $30
Savings: $150
Health Insurance: on my parents’ plan
Car Payments: my parents pay

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