And here we thought the best way to make extra cash was to hang around an ATM giving out free money.
Twitter is having a hard time relating to a young New York woman who earns over $300,000 a year running an eCommerce store designing handbags made in China.
Online journal Refinery29 is working to make the stigma of money a thing of the past by helping women get over the taboo of talking about wages and income.
In an effort to do this, they have created The Money Diaries where women keep track of everything they spend in a week in order to show others... well we're not sure what it's supposed to show others, except that we are totally jealous.
Like, petty level jealous.
They make about $300,000 a year and they live with two roomates. *We updated the headline and income information t… https://t.co/uOIGgUAOHb— Refinery29 (@Refinery29)1543350600.0
Apparently Twitter isn't really feeling the connection to this weeks diarist either.
@Refinery29 And then from 11:59 pm to midnight I pat my Chinese slaves on the head via text message.— Tom-my the Tiger (@Tom-my the Tiger)1543377922.0
@Refinery29 Spoiler: this story explains nothing about what this person actually does to make this amount of money… https://t.co/RlzxifbNSN— Windy City iGGY (@Windy City iGGY)1543377305.0
@Refinery29 Average 22 year olds make 25k a year, not a month.— Jenny ❄️ 🌹🏳️🌈 (@Jenny ❄️ 🌹🏳️🌈)1543378459.0
@Refinery29 “ I try not to check emails on Saturdays, since customer service is super draining for me” Says woman… https://t.co/9rxpGVCsJ1— Adam Kay (@Adam Kay)1543401486.0
@Refinery29 She "designs handbags" Seriously? Is this really such a huge 💰 making career for 'so many' these days… https://t.co/LYsWqLyNQZ— 😣 Here We Go Again... (@😣 Here We Go Again...)1543376748.0
@wildwestpie @Refinery29 Probably "designs" knockoffs to be made in China (sweatshop labor) and sold at off-market… https://t.co/u33z5AGpov— Catherine🌹 (@Catherine🌹)1543376904.0
@Refinery29 So call me crazy but I bet her parents gave her a HUGE amount of money to start this business. How on… https://t.co/3DkKAdXDxf— JulietJeske (@JulietJeske)1543389091.0
@Refinery29 Sooooo....ol girl runs a business, make hundreds of thousands of dollars---and doesn't own a printer?!?🤔🧐— According to Society (@According to Society)1543377409.0
@Refinery29 There are alot of inconsistencies in this MD, and the OP gives little detail on the actual business/wor… https://t.co/lM3mnCIp1f— Bonnie Parker ~The Libra (@Bonnie Parker ~The Libra)1543377931.0
@heysivi @Refinery29 That she can’t bear to answer— Eva Knievel (@Eva Knievel)1543384079.0
How is this even possible?
I just started screaming on the street https://t.co/ShAwZ3Qjza https://t.co/5BNMC3D9x1— Rebecca Fishbein (@Rebecca Fishbein)1543342882.0
I am still screaming, if anyone’s curious— Rebecca Fishbein (@Rebecca Fishbein)1543343012.0
@bfishbfish I’m in Detroit and I heard your scream and raised you two decibels. I think someone in Minneapolis heard me.— TroyStar (@TroyStar)1543376938.0
@bfishbfish I want to scream on the street lol— The Bisexual Housekeeper (@The Bisexual Housekeeper)1543405346.0
Twitter would rather hear a more realistic money diary.
@bfishbfish Don’t worry it *might* be fiction, seems too good to be true.— Puneet Garcha (@Puneet Garcha)1543430900.0
@bfishbfish This is satire right? Tell me this isn’t real— Gedalia (@Gedalia)1543343695.0
@bfishbfish at age 45 and having been in 'the biz' for 25 years i'm guessing my reaction should be actual suicide s… https://t.co/K1mCCLziuH— Erich Nolan Bertussi 🍊 founder of @ClearExpanse (@Erich Nolan Bertussi 🍊 founder of @ClearExpanse)1543381070.0
@cvvtx @Refinery29 I want ONE money diary from a normal person who is like “I forgot that I put my cell phone bill… https://t.co/x6PFrWsM84— Eva Knievel (@Eva Knievel)1543384331.0
Now that sounds more like it.