It’s Per$onal #157 – Age 24, Jacksonville, FL


It’s Personal is an anonymous blog series about the personal lives and finances of women.

An anonymous blog series about the personal lives of women.


How old are you?



Where do you live? City and State (or Country if outside the U.S.)

Jacksonville, FL


Do you like where you currently live? Why or why not?

Yes! I like that there’s normally lots of fun festivals to go to and other events around the city!


Do you have any hobbies?



What is your highest level of education?



If you went to university/college, what school did you attend? What did you study?

University of North Florida for Biology


What is your current occupation? If not currently employed, please say “Not Employed”

Education coordinator


If you are currently employed, do you like your job? Why or why not?

Yes I like my job because I enjoy working with kids and animals


If you are currently employed, what is your yearly salary (or approximate yearly compensation)? Feel free to include any bonuses or other compensation perks you may receive this year.



Have you ever been promoted at work? Please elaborate if so.

No I have not


Have you ever negotiated your salary? Please elaborate if so.

No I have not


Do you have a second job or side hustle? If Yes, please explain.



If you have a second job or side hustle, about how much money do you make monthly from your second job / side hustle?



Are you single / in a relationship / married?

In a relationship


If you are in a relationship / married, do you and your partner have joint or separate finances?
Do you have any children / dependents?



Do you have any pets?



What is your monthly rent / mortgage for your household?



About how much do you spend on groceries each week?



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Are you debt-free?



If you are debt free, how much debt have you paid off and how long did it take you to pay it all off?



If you do have debt, what kinds of debt (i.e. credit cards, student loans, car) and how much debt do you have?

Student loans


Are you currently investing/saving for your retirement?



If yes, about how much do you have invested/saved for retirement? Are you satisfied with this number?



What’s been your favorite purchase of 2023 so far?

Plant shelf for our balcony


What’s one piece of advice you’d give to your younger self? (Doesn’t have to be money-related)

Always trust your gut


Do you have any current goals you want to accomplish? (Health, Fitness, Financial, Travel, etc.)

Saving for a wedding and honeymoon


What are you struggling with in life at the moment, if anything?

Finding time to spend with my family


What accomplishments of yours are you most proud of?

My degree


What makes you imperfect?

My indecisiveness


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About Taylor

About Taylor

A few years after graduating college, Taylor made it her mission to become debt free. After paying off all $60k of debt, she began to blog about what she's really passionate about: personal development. Nowadays, Taylor blogs about the topics of Mindset, Money, Health, and Career for women.