Roy Gilbert

A Week In Dallas, TX, On A $120,000 Salary

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. Today: a Senior Account Executive working in IT who makes $120,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on mules. Occupation: Senior Account Executive Industry: IT Age: 27 Location: Dallas, TX Salary: $120,000 Paycheck Amount (Biweekly): $3,252.27 Monthly Expenses Mortgage: $1,381 (I just purchased my first home in June. It’s a duplex and it’s perfect.) Loans: $0 (thanks mom and dad) Car Insurance: $130 Car Note: $417 Spotify: $9.99 Hello Fresh: $45/week ASOS Free 2-Day Shipping Subscription: $19/year Amazon Prime, HBO Go, Showtime ( Power is a must), and Netflix: $0 (mom and dad are the real MVPs) Gym: $27 (online fitness subscription, Obe — discovered it on LinkedIn and now I’m a fan for life) Home Depot Credit Card: $100 (I did renovations on my duplex and received 15 months of special financing) Day One 6:15 a.m. — I wake up early because it’s Friday and I’d rather get to work early on a Friday so that I can leave at a decent time to begin the weekend. I walk my rescue pup, M., who enjoys sniffing every single mailbox along the way. I get back, feed M., take a shower, and grab a yogurt and Larabar on the way out the door. Since moving into […]

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