I was overwhelmed, to say the least. I'd just moved across the country to start a job I snagged from Craigslist, at a less-than-perfect fit in the consulting world in DC, when all I wanted to do was work in politics. I didn't know anybody. I had never been to the city before. I was in over my head.
I wasn't in debt yet, not really, but I was getting there. I spent more than half of my monthly take-home pay on a very tiny apartment in a fun part of town, and I was eating out way more than I was eating in.
It's crazy to think that amid this uncertainty and overspending I would make my best financial decision, but I did.
I started investing part of my paycheck in aRead More »from The Financial Decision I Made that Saved Me $10,000!