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After 5-6 years in banking/consulting/PE, how much savings do you have tucked away? Can’t tell if I’m saving enough or being a total stingy bastard. (No mega 10k+ purchases, but nearly 100k of student debt almost paid off)

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$500K ish after 5-6 years of IB and VC just from on cash comp. No equity / carry appreciation.


Different time, but maybe a useful data point: 230kish saved at 2 YOE doing asset management. Got lucky with timing the market + got some great scholarships so low debt after graduating.

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