Mamamia’s What My Salary Gets Me asks Australians to record a week in their financial lives. Kind of like a sex diary but with money. So not like a sex diary at all. We still find out the best-kept secrets though. We discover what women are really spending their hard-earned cash on. Nothing is too outrageous or too sacred. This week, a 33-year-old on $85,000 a year, shares her money diary.
Salary: $85,000 plus super
Housing: Living in own home with husband
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Regular expenses (monthly): $3,930
Mortgage: $2,944 (we pay this together but my half would be $1,472)
Eating out: $500