If career and money are on the top of your New Years Resolution list then this advice from millennials could prove helpful.
Starting Over: In 2019 Karen and Sylvester Akpan had over $100,000 in student loan debt and paid over $4,000 for housing in California. They sold their house and now live out of an RV making money through social media campaigns.
Have A Plan B: Destiny Adams works for the State of Michigan as a child welfare specialist making $60,000/year. She also runs a YouTube consulting business and sells hair and extensions. “If something happens with my state of Michigan employment, I also have the salon. If something happens with the salon, then I have my YouTube income. And if something happens with my YouTube income, then I have my personal brand,” she says.
It’s Never Too Late To Learn: JD Wilson, 38 closed his events company and now works as a school teacher in Hawaii, living a minimalist lifestyle.
6 millennials share their best money and career advice from 2021 https://t.co/dipZuY2gR5
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Emma Sadler, 29, works as a UX designer for a tech startup in New York City. She encourages people to invest in themselves. She spent $12,000 learning UX but now earns $60,000 with the potential to climb the ladder and earn more.
What is the best money or career advice you’ve been given?