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 in software whose husband makes her breakfast every. Single. Day.
Base salary of $91K + sales commission. Husband's salary is $110K and $200K OTE. He's also in software sales.Paycheck amount (2x a month):
Take-home is about $2800; my commission payout varies so this is an average# of roommates:
1 husband, 1 cat; husband and I split all our costs and have joint finances, so everything here is what I spent personally or my piece of a shared expense.
$1,275 for a two-bedroom apartmentLoan Payments:
$116.50 monthly metrocard, deducted from my paycheck pre-taxPhone Bill:
$0; my husband’s company subsidizes 100% of our insurance costsSavings:
$1200 per month is auto-deposited into my 401(k) (will be maxed out by the end of the year), about $500/mo goes into our joint savings accountSpotify: