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Leading up to Valentine’s Day, we’re kicking off this week talking about relationships and money. Today, we’re excited to share the Money Diary of a couple living in Denver, CO. E. is a digital marketing strategist making $54,080, and her boyfriend, G., is an SEO specialist making $59,160. They spend some of their money this week on wine.
Occupation: Digital Marketing Strategist
Location: Denver, CO
Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $1,700
Rent: $814 (I live with my two cousins and my cousin’s dog in a three-bedroom house. We calculated our rent based on the square footage of our rooms — mine’s the smallest, so I pay slightly less than they do. Our total rent is $2,500/month.)
Utilities: ~ $60 in colder months
Car Payment: $300 (My parents loaned me money (interest free!) to buy my used car, and I …read more