The Money Diaries: The 37 year-old homeowner who makes 6 figures

October 05th, 2008

Here's another post in the Money Diaries series, which is based off New York Magazine's Sex Diaries. We've collected stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days, anonymized them, and posted them here. * * * DAY 1 8am: Grab some cereal and sit down to a quiet house and pay some bills. My bills are a combination of automated ...

The Money Diaries: The 20-something who doesn’t make enough to cover her shopping habit

September 21st, 2008

Today is the second post in the Money Diaries series, which is based off New York Magazine's Sex Diaries. We've collected stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days, anonymized them, and posted them here. Today's post is from a 25-year old woman who's struggling between paying her bills and the irresistible urge to spend. * * * DAY ONE ...

The Money Diaries: The 23 year-old non-profit employee living in Washington DC

September 08th, 2008

Today is the first post in the Money Diaries series, which is based off New York Magazine's Sex Diaries. Along with the help of Jeff Kuo, we've collected stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days, anonymized them, and posted them here. Today's post is from a 23-year old woman who works at a non-profit. * * * DAY ONE ...