Although Devangi Patel, 33, has been working as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist at a large medical center outside Atlanta for only two years, her goal is to afford to walk away from her job at 50.
“That, to me, is the American dream,” she said.
For Dr. Patel, it’s challenging to save 50 percent of her salary even though she is not a big spender.
“I would have to give up vacations and the things I like that are splurgy, like eating in finer restaurants or flying to New Jersey to see my family at the drop of a hat,” she said, adding that she could save $3,000 a month if not for her loan obligations.
SOURCE: New York Times By Lisa Rabasca Roepe, Sept. 24, 2022
Imagine this current millennial version of the American dream. Quit working at 50 – sometimes in their 30s.
And to reach her dream look at the sacrifices she would have to make, oh my. No more eating in fine restaurants 🤭