Author Archives: Stephanie Libous

Learning the Ins and Outs of Personal Finance Firsthand as an Unpaid Intern in NYC

Learning the Ins and Outs of Personal Finance Firsthand as an Unpaid Intern in NYC

This marks my seventh week living and interning in New York City. Not only have I learned a lot about the field I’m working in, but I’ve also gained a great deal of insight into the world of personal finance that no book or Suze Orman show could ever teach me. It’s definitely a difficult feat to be able to budget in New York as a wide-eyed intern living here for the first time. You want to experience as much as possible and live your time here to the fullest.

I was lucky enough to have support from my parents for my living situation and other personal needs, but that was in no way a green light to freely spend money. More »