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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.: The Elements of Kate Middleton’s Looks

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The elements of Kate Middleton’s looks, where I think only the first one of blazers & skinny pants applies to me. It’s my uniform too!

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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

Am my own Sugar Daddy. Am a millionaire at 36 after getting out of $60K of student debt in 18 months, a little over a decade earlier, using TheBudgetingTool.com. I have worked 50% of my career (taking 1-2 year breaks), and quadrupled my income within 2 years of graduating, going from $65K to $260K with an average lifetime savings rate of 50%. I have 11 side incomes that are on track in 2020 to make me $50K - $75K. I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I am all about balance - between time and money, and also enjoying my money. I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

Posted on October 29, 2016

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  1. Kandice

    Do you find there to be a rare few women writing about this topic of breadwinning within traditional marriage or traditional partnership relationships, particularly where it is the woman who is the primary breadwinner? My husband and I have spent 98% of our marriage with me earning 3-4 times what he does. It’s not be an issue for us as a couple. We also don’t really discuss it outside of our little family unit either. I’ve always wondered how others address the very peculiar issues that apply in these sorts of scenarios. I do think it requires a very secure man with depth of character to support a driven, financially successful woman who many times leaves her spouse in the shadows of her recognition. Just interesting to think about.

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    1. Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

      Well first of all there are not many women who earn as much as you do to be the primary breadwinner. The ones who do, don’t talk about it because it may make their husbands feel bad, and it is not the thing to do.. possibly because it may seem not very womanly either to be the one bringing home the bacon.

      As someone who WAS the primary breadwinner for many years with boyfriends, I struggled with this, being both proud that I was such a good earner and being ashamed for not finding someone as my equal.. it’s very tricky. A good post topic though, I will make a note to talk about my experience.

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