SALARY: I make $85,000 as a medical laboratory scientist based in Sparks, Nevada. I have never asked for a raise.
SAVINGS: I have $860,000 in my total portfolio, which includes retirement savings. If you do not include retirement savings, I have $100,000 saved up.
MONTHLY EXPENSES: I spend $740 per month on rent in a shared house. I contribute to a 401(k). I pay $17 per month for a car wash membership, an $42 per month for internet service. My other bills include professional certification and licensing, car registration and car insurance and come to roughly $100 per month.
INVESTING: I invest through my employer-sponsored retirement plans plus low-cost brokerage services.
DEBT: I am not in debt.
SPENDING VICTORY: My education.
SPENDING REGRET: Pantyhose. Hey, you asked!
IF I WON THE LOTTERY: Nothing.
SIDE HUSTLE: I work overtime at work, which makes me an extra $200 per month on average.
CHARITY: I most recently contributed to Doctors Without Borders.
GOALS: I want to have money for retirement.