Posted on July 17, 2008 at 11:40am
So I'm a mechanical engineer working for one of the largest oil services company in the world. Graduated with a BS in 2000 from University of Texas at Austin. I was like most people that believed you could get by with just a stable high paying salary and taking care of your retirement and kids tuition.
If you include:
1) kids activities
2) kids college
3) general expenses like food, entertainment, mortage...
4) retirement fund - Roth IRA, 401k, Educational funds,… Continue