Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar. (Thanks, New York mag, for the inspiration.)
Today, a woman working in entertainment figuring out how to get all the freebies.
$61,800Paycheck Amount (Every Two Weeks):
$1,585.47 (after taxes, pre-tax health insurance, and 401(k) contributions)# of roommates:
$1,050Utilities, including internet:
$936.41 ($600 goes to my mother each month for the loans she took out in her name for my education. The rest is in my name. I cannot stress this enough: Please take the time to educate yourself on what exactly you are getting yourself into financially before you go to college.
$0. My parents still generously pay for me on their family plan.Yoga membership:
$8.05 (My employer subsidizes Weight Watchers specifically as one of its perks).