SALARY: I make $47,000 per year as a television news reporter based in Louisville, Kentucky. I have never asked for a raise.
SAVINGS: I have $3,000 in my savings account right now.
MONTHLY EXPENSES: I pay $400 rent each month. I contribute to a 401(k) and I pay for my own health insurance plan. I spend $200 on utilities, car insurance, and my phone bill.
DEBT: I am not in debt.
INVESTING: My dad helped me get started with a mutual fund and I recently started an Ellevest account.
SPENDING VICTORY: Traveling abroad. The experience of travel is well worth the money to me.
SPENDING REGRET: Spending money on drinks and late night eats
SIDE HUSTLE: I pick up random transcription work. I charge about $40 per 30 minute interviews. The work doesn't come often enough.
CHARITY: The last charity I supported was the Red Cross.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY: I’d buy a new computer.
GOALS: I want to save enough money to start my own bakery one day.