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Stories  March 23, 2023
Buchi’s Story: Experiences Instead of Material Items

Meet Buchi, a self-employed bookkeeper who lives and works in San Francisco. What do you do? I’m disabled and I’m self-employed with bookkeeping. I do that on the side. It’s been good for these last 9-12 years. What did your upbringing teach you about finances? (laughs) Well, to manage money responsibly. Here in the US,…

Stories  March 08, 2023
Cheranda’s Story: Celebrating Sobriety and Achieving her Financial Goals

Cheranda is an Assistant Operations Manager at a local grocery store in Portland, Oregon. How have you been? I’m 42, and this past Monday, I’ve been sober for seven years. In June, I’ll have been at my job for six years. I started off as a prep cook. During the past few years, I got…

Stories  February 08, 2023
Daisy’s Story: Dreaming of a Purple House with Chickens

Meet Daisy, a part-time lecturer and breastfeeding peer counselor, living in San Francisco with her 5-year old daughter. What do you do for a living? I currently have two jobs and might pick up a third. I lecture a weekly class at San Francisco State University and I also have a part-time job as a…

Stories  January 25, 2023
Megan’s Story: To Value Money Means You Value Yourself

Meet Megan, an Assistant Supervisor for the Community Housing Partnership in San Francisco. What do you do at the Community Housing Partnership? I’m an Assistant Supervisor. I help our volunteer team supervise events and do marketing and partnershi...

Stories  February 22, 2023
Brett’s Story: The Price of Debt

Meet Brett, a full-time student living in Indiana, Pennsylvania who’s pursuing his PhD degree. What do you do? I’m in the second year of my program at Indiana University, pursuing a degree in Literature and Criticism. It’s the study of literature b...