>24 years old
>barely make 50k a year
Who /crushing poverty/ here?
I'm graduating from college this spring and have an accounting internship for $22/hour this summer. Hopefully they'll take me on full-time after that. I plan on going for my masters in tax after graduating too.
He's just trolling the poor people
..Which I am definitely not.
Whopping 8000€ per year here
>Make 15k a year
>Still manage to pay all my rent and bills and save 500$ a month
Get on my fucking level, going on a month long trip in Yurop again this Summer.
>Earn much more than me
>Still be poor
How are people so shit with money?
Cost of living varies hugely. Cities are expensive.
Exactly mate. I've had to turn down dream offers 3 years running because I've been working/saving. There's a good chance I won't even be able to start this year just because of how long it takes to get the VISA. T bh I'll probably off myself if I don't start in March
are you in toronto? i really don't know how come it's so hard for some people just not to buy the most expensive brand when shopping for food or plan a daily budget they must not go over
I will probably waste it all and more on a travel I'm doing in a couple of months though. Fuck good work, I'm spanish.
who decent paying job and living with parents here?
feels good not paying rent, mortgage, paying for property taxes and such
I had to support my mum for the best part of 2 years when I finished school. I'll probably never get help from a bank or anything like that because of the terrible credit record she's caused me
I live in Montreal.
I mean sure rent is cheap here but I am close to the poverty line still. And I eat in restaurants like once or twice a week. I don't even live that frugally. I just never really spend money on anything but bills and food so I can travel
Spaniards know how to enjoy their life.
I'm trying to tie down an amazing place just like that atm. Still a small room but I can fit a queen bed into it, there's a living room + kitchen and balcony.
With any luck I move in next week but there's 2 other viewings and fuck I think they'll pick someone else.
I honestly just want something to go right for me for once in my life
remember rent is just another stage so maybe you should get something less comfy and cheaper so you'd have a good headstart in getting your own place. I'm saying this because I have friends in the big cities who rent apartments downtown for $4000 just to live for the moment and the nice views without any long term plan
I live pretty well off amigo. I do work a good amount of overtime though.
because you're too smart to find stupid people interesting
Renting and buying are often just as good if you're not a retard, and having your own place isn't everything. One of my friends is my age and has his own house )and a gf) but he's probably the unhappiest guy in my group of friends.
maybe in Japan
Well it sure doesn't seem to work for him.
I don't even know why. His gf isn't the cutest but she's a nice girl and his house is cool and in a decent city.
I have fucking friends envying me even if have no degrees to my name and work in a shitty coffee shop just because I went out and spent an amazing month in Europe meeting people and having fun (and losing my virginity).
These people need some new experiences.
>why only in japan?
Japanese are notorious for working ridiculous shifts in office jobs for no particular reason.
>do you have an idea to what "slave" refers to?
Someone who has to work like a motherfucker to actually make money.
e.g blue collars
>easy 9-5 job with weekends off
>solid pay, with allowances for housing, clothing and food
>GI Bill and other benefits
>for no particular reason
they have their reasons. its about culture over there.
>Someone who has to work like a motherfucker to actually make money.
>e.g blue collars
working physically hard is much more relieving as most shit you have to do in an office.
Because I love my city.
Because I can be close to family and friends here.
Because I'd feel like an alien there.
Because I'm a dumb patriot and want this place to be nice one day and tell my kids how I helped making it a better place.
Because I don't speak German.
>19/hr w/ lots of overtime and optional double time to take calls on holidays
Tech school is always a good idea. I'm going back to school for a comp sci bachelor's, but I'm still happy I learned a trade.
>working physically hard is much more relieving as most shit you have to do in an office
I would ask you how relieved you're collapsing to bed at 8pm with your hands cut and full of splinters, itching from mineral insulation shards all over, even after a shower, after 13 hours of lifting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and turning shit every day, while also using your head all the time, because if you fuck something up, you'll have to tear it down, knowing you're getting up at 6, hurting more than when you were laying down.
After a week of this, you'd be so fucking relieved, you'd choke first office rat that told you, you don't have it as bad as them.
>you don't have it as bad as them
the thing is the difference between physical and psychological pain.
i bet there are more suicides because of mental problems as there are because of physical pain.
but theres no question that what you wrote is not fun at all and very damaging for the body in long terms. also there are a lot of lazy people around in offices. but im pretty sure the pressure is higher if youre forced to increase the output of your brain as from your physical work.
>started working a labour job
>been sore literally the past 2 weeks straight 24/7
>can't make a fist it feels like I have arthritis
>breathing in gasoline sweetener all day probably gonna get cancer
>have to wake up at 5AM
Almost all jobs are stressful these days.
We are shat on by our bosses, because we're always in a hurry, pushing deadlines and correcting mistakes that were made because we were in a hurry, because we had to crunch for deadlines, because our bosses are faggots, who get yelled at by even bigger faggots, because quotas and deadlines are to be met, and you're frustrated, because sometimes, you feel like you're doing work that was supposed to be done by at least 4 people, while your country has 12% unemployment and there are literal beggars on the streets, but you've got all these bills to pay, and kids to feed, so you soldier on and drown those thoughts in liquor, and then you get home and you want to kill something really bad, and you put a bottle on the table, and your wife tells you to stop drinking, and you beat her up and she takes the kids and goes to her parents, and then you get fired and kill yourself.
Ayyyy, are you me?
Don't be sad lil nigga. You're part of the master race.
>35 years old
>have to compete with refugees if I ever want to get a job
>welfare is less than what >>53755484 makes
>because you have the very best ladies in the whole world m8
At least your women look like horse shit. Imagine the torment of being a failure next to hot chicks. It really doesn't help with self confidence.
Pussy. Get in shape so you're not sore, get a good sleep and grab a coffee in the morning so you're not tired, and consult your safety nigger about the gasoline if you're worried about it. If you're afraid of talking to people just wear a mask, nobody cares.
So get an education, its fucking free there you pathetic, entitled little cunt.
You're complaining despite having a roof over your head and meals to eat. Its almost 5pm and you know what I've had today? Some rice, a piece of broccoli and about 1.5l of water. I don't complain, I get on with what I need to do and try to make my future better.
Kill yourself you human waste.
I'm too old to get an education and it's not free, I'd need a fulltime job to be able to go to Uni.
Part time wouldn't pay enough to survive.
And even if I had an education noone would hire me.
> Some rice, a piece of broccoli and about 1.5l of water.
I've had two slices of Toast with cheese and a coffee
I'm 100% certain on german benefits you could be fed more adequately. That's just your own laziness.
You're never to old, most people change career paths later in life anyway.
Aren't public universities in Germany are free for all? I cannot find anything that says otherwise
youre right kiwi.
hes only a lazy ass and struggles to find reasons for it.
there are a lot of possibilities for going to uni here and its really not expensive at all.
you get loans from the state that cover all the living costs with a ridiculously small interest (about 1% i guess) and no need to pay anything back until a few years after graduation.
ALSO no need for any securities for this program.
Uni is like 500 euros a year but I'd also have to pay for health insurance (250 euro/month) and even a cheap room in a shared flat is at least 300 euro.
Most I could make as a student with minimum wage is 510 euro/month.
There is no way to make this work.
Not when your're 35. I can't get a KFW loan, I don't get cheap student health insurance, no BAFÖG.
He has no clue, he's some 18 year old
I could save up maybe 200 euro/month, to survive as a student i'd need 800-1000 euro/month.
So to finish a 3 year degree I'd need to work for 12-16 years.
Sounds like a great plan.
>Langzeit-Studenten mit mehr als zehn Fachsemestern und Studenten, die bei Beginn des Studiums über 31 Jahre alt sind können den KfW-Studienkredit nicht mehr beantragen. Das gleiche gilt auch für angehende Akademiker, die nicht mehr im Erststudium studieren.
>got a paper route when I was 11
>started doing summer agricultural work when I was 12
>worked fast food, factories, and learned a trade
I really feel bad for you NEETs, and I'm starting to understand a lot of /r9k/ and /pol/'s nonsense.
22 years old. have 2 years of school left. have my 2 year degree in accounting and working towards my bachelors. working as a bookkeeper now and make about 9-10k a year. parents are supporting me mostly as long as i keep my GPA up. only thing that sucks is waking up at 4:30 AM to go into work
Working full time, to make $35k year (Pre-Tax), you're making ~$16.5 an hour
That's how much I was making when I was 17
Then I stupidly gave up that Job to go to Uni and had to work shitty part time jobs
>you're making ~$16.5 an hour
There's a cost of living difference though. $17/hr is shit money in Australia. It's poorish in Canada. It's lower middle class in most of America, but certainly not in poverty. Things are cheaper here so my purchasing power is better.
And? I didn't say I was well off, but lower middle class is accurate.
Yeah, nothing wrong with that m80. I started at $10/hr when I was 18 and worked my way up in my company.
> Be me
> Barely surviving in Nyc with minimum wage job
>28 years old
>barely making 120k a year
>tfw all my friends in the medical field make fun of me for becoming a pharmacist instead of a doctor
>work in retail and have to deal with the uneducated public every day
>living paycheck to paycheck because I try to cover up the fact that I don't make much money by buying expensive shit on top of student loans
>have an S550 but I only drive to work and back
>have a 6,000 sq ft house but I live alone and nobody visits me
If it's any condolence, you could be Indian.
Median wage in America is definitely not $50k
>gf maes 70K
>we live in a condo in a major city
>both math grads so we're smart as fuck
>both drive a japecobox
>work for fortune 50 and me a fortune 100 company (hers is actually much closer to single digit)
Lifes good man.
Don't know about german education but math majors here at part of the elite of majors.
Physics, math, and maybe something like aerospace are the elite son. Everything else is meme tier
>Grew up poor
Thats no excuse for blowing your money like a nigger in a shoe store.
I probably grew up much poorer than you and invest 95% of my money(Probably helps that my grandma was rich and instilled conservative values in me when i would visit her)
>I have an insatiable desire to buy things that make me seem wealthy
What do you have you to prove to anyone? Just get a GF and wisely invest your money, you'll feel a million times happier. If you feel the need to seem like a baller, just aside a small budget, that you can blow on nice shit.
>both math grads so we're smart as fuck
>Physics, math, and maybe something like aerospace are the elite son
>math majors here at part of the elite of majors.
Are you enjoying your 5/10 azn girlfriend?
Judge yourself, but even if chinks at least I'm not a lonely dumb faggot
>Just shy of 50k AUD
>but even if chinks
M8, Your nothing, but a status symbol to her.
>at least I'm not a lonely dumb faggot
Faggots are never lonely, thats whats so great about being a faggot :^)
>Where are you fuckers getting this 30k+ bullshit
They work in skilled positions, i assume.
what type of work do you do?
>How do you invest
I day trade stocks, i can afford alot of risk due to my being a student with almost no bills.
>but I am avoiding stocks because I can't compete with the big businesses
just put your money in a index fund, if you feel that you cant handle making your own trades, index funds are much cheaper and give higher returns compared to managed funds.
Yah m8, your white.
>we both grew up lower middle class
Yes and by marrying you she's guaranteed that, she'll have a man that she can force to ensure that she's never poor again. Just wait till you get married and have kids, she'll start denying you sex and make you buy her very expensive things.
>if you like dicks so much why aren't you taking one right now
I'm not a bottom, also im trying to find a another bi guy on tinder,so i can Dp some viet chick who wont stop telling me how nice my hair is.
It doesnt matter he got a degree in maths, m8, that makes him Superior to his boss and everyone else.
>Superior to his boss
you're god damn right
>Is literally dating a nonwhite
>calls me a degenerate
Enjoy your mongrel kids, who will end up killing themselves, knowing that they will never be white.
Also who cares about averages, all the fun is looking at the extremes(2-4 SD above or below the mean)
About 8.5k USD/year after taxes, but it has to be almost 20k only 2 years ago.
>$31,000/year from my 9-5 job and $5,000/year from my eBay store
Pretty lucky, landed a $16/hr manufacturing job right of high school, mostly due to a good cover letter. Still want to go to trade school and get a certification in something, though.
>Are you black?
sadly i have some Irish ancestry.
>Bi people have no place in the world and are dirty people who will cheat on you behind your back.
God, i would hate to be a women.
>>paying 35$ for rent
What are the amenities like?
What does it really mean when people say they're working for Fortune X company?
Like what's the significance? Is working for a major corporation supposed to be a good thing / have some advantages over working at smaller company?
What am I not getting here?
I just googled "fortune 500" and apparently one of my previous shitty jobs was at Fortune 8 company. I don't see the point of people mentioning how they're a small cog in some enormous enterprise.