We ended our October FI update with a net worth of $81k. At the end of November, our net worth has increased to just over $90k for an increase of about $9k or around an increase of 10%. Student Loans My student loans increased from $45,618 to $45,729 due to interest. I am in the …
Can you imagine a generation of nurses who graduate financially savvy and investment smart? My undergraduate nursing program and my recent graduate nurse practitioner program had ZERO information about personal finance much less investing the money we’d be soon making. We just learned how much student loan we would get with the promise of TONS of good-paying jobs for nurses. Reality is I graduated with too much student debt and no financial advice from my nursing programs.
Often people end up living this way because they don’t know anything different, and this is how their parents and family have always lived. There are no current surveys that I’m aware of that examine nurses and their money habits. I would guess that nurses save pretty similar to the average American. And that’s SCARY!