What On Earth Are We Doing With Our Money?

Engagement at a FinTech. London. 21. Single.

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.


Engagement at a FinTech. London. 21. Single.

Financial goals:

Short term (1-5 years): Paying for holidays and setting money aside for the future

Medium term (5-10 years): Saving for family, living in a house I like

Long term (10 years +): Be able to support my kids and family without any problems

Best buy ever: Education

Worst buy ever: Cheaper clothes that I impulse buy

Things you spend the most money on: Food and Ubers

Salary / Income: £20,000

Net worth (what you own vs what you owe, or your assets minus your debts): First job/no assets

Any side hustles: nope

Savings: Using a savings app for now, want to start a ISA and savings account

Home: No

Debt: None

Investing: None yet but want to start

Pension: Yes, via work pension scheme

Insurances: Yes, health with Vitality

What is money for you? Freedom, being able to not worry about certain things

What is financial independence for you? Being able to do what I want


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