Insufficient funds: A grad's biggest secret... is that she's broke
Yasmine Mathurin did the stuff you're supposed to do.
She went to school. And she went to school again for a master's. She graduated. Then, with a master's in journalism in hand, she hit the job market.
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But an education, and a job, doesn't necessarily equal financial stability.
Yasmine was facing student loans and credit card debt — she was stuck in a cycle of money anxiety. And part of that anxiety was that she didn't want her friends, family and colleagues to know she was actually broke.
So, she started faking that she had enough money. But once you've started faking it, how long can you really keep that up?
Money. Let's talk about it. It's been elusive for younger generations since — well, forever. Have you ever worn an outfit to a job interview ... and then returned it? Yeah, we thought so. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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