Money Diary: A 24-Year-Old Art Gallery Assistant In London On 24k
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Money Diary: A 24-Year-Old Art Gallery Assistant In London On 24k

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking a cross-section of women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period – and we’re tracking every last penny. This week we’re with a 24-year-old living in London and working in an art gallery. "I am an assistant in a contemporary art gallery. I’ve been working here just over a year and have just been promoted although my pay has not (yet) been increased. I really love my job and industry, although I sometimes stress about comparing my job opportunities/salary to my friends (especially the ones working for big corporate firms). I sometimes find it hard to keep track of my spending and recently opened a Monzo account for all my ‘fun’ spending so I can really visualise what I spend. I have a slight Depop addiction (which I’m trying to curb, although it’s more sustainable to buy secondhand) and can never say no to a Big Night Out with my friends. Overall, though, I think I manage quite well on what I earn and try to have a good balance between saving and being like, […]

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