What On Earth Are We Doing With Our Money?
Welcome to our new money section! You may already know Refinery29’s Money Diaries… this is our own version of it! We’ve put together a few questions to understand what women are doing with their money. Let’s break the taboo and talk more about finances!
It’s short, snappy, fun and anonymous.
Country Manager - Sales, Marketing in Singapore. 32 years old. Married.
Short term (1-5 years): New home/ business venture
Medium term (5-10 years): Business
Long term (10 years +): Pension pot yes.
Best buy ever: Couple of paintings / make me happy and may be worth something in the future
Worst buy ever: Stupid photoshoot photos at Uni of photos that I never look at (or want to) as they are awful! Took me 24 months to pay off!!
Things you spend the most money on: Food, clothes, travel
Salary / Income: £80,000 after tax
Net worth (what you own vs what you owe, or your assets minus your debts): £70,000
Any side hustles: No
Savings: £35,000 ISA, £25,000 savings. 50% saving from salary
Home: Not yet, want to buy in 5 years as a airbnb place
Debt: £8,000 student loan
Investing: ISA and Stashaway account (oops forgot to mention that earlier) £4000
Pension: Yes for last 10 years but just stopped as I’m now local in Singapore and not an expat anymore
What is money for you? Way out of the rat race, opportunity to focus on what I want to do and help others
What is financial independence for you? Not having to go in for a meeting at 9am on a Monday
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