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Anyone help support their parents small business? I often work with them on the weekends and work my weekday job at KPMG. Feeling burnt out but can’t say no to my parents bc they need the help. Lookin… more

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Do any of you ever get frustrated with how low-income folks are talked about on this app? Like some of the posts frustrate me so much when they insinuate that people from low income backgrounds are ju… more

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Anyone get anxiety thinking about how you’re already funding your parents lives because they gave up everything and worked to the bone for you? I get the concept of giving back and wanting to take car… more

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Tips for how you’re accumulating wealth with absolutely no financial inheritance/intelligence from parents? I want to retire early but am late in the investments game. I have a Roth IRA invested in a … more

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How can this bowl be useful to folks? - Support space to just talk? - Financial tips? - Resume / interview prep? - Career advice? I’d love to figure out how to make this bowl engaging

How do people navigate saving and giving back home? I never know if I’m saving too much

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What are the things that have surprised you the most about the post-college world/ non-first gens?

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My friends think I’m crazy because I’m willing to work all the time / give 110%, but they don’t understand that I need to do well so I can better provide for my family. I’m already making more in a we… more

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Shout out to all my Afghans

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Hello everyone, I wanted to create this group for first-gen, low-income professionals. This group is meant to be for those who were the first in their family to go to college and/or came from a low-in… more

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