Hitting a $250k net worth at 25, career pivots & battling imposter syndrome with FI Mechanic- Podcast Episode 026
Ready to grow your salary and increase wealth?
You went to college, graduated, and now what? Take the typical path? You work in the same field as your degree, get a big house with a bigger mortgage, and retire at 65. Despite having ambitions of a career pivot into your dream field and life of travel, you settle for a 3% cost of living raise, and are too afraid to take risks because of bills. Instead of challenging the status quo, you buy a bigger house and fancier car because you feel like you deserve it.
Meet the millennial challenging the status quo head-on.
Our guest this week is the incredible FI Mechanic from Financial Mechanic. She is an incredible millennial dominating the tech field in Portland, Oregon. Graduating with a mechanical engineering degree, she took risks and pivoted into a software engineering career that led to her doubling salary in two years. She overcame imposter syndrome and was able to fight for her worth throughout her career.
And instead of taking the typical path of flashy houses and cars, she’s leveraged her high salary to amass a $250,000 net worth at age 25. Putting her on track to be financially free at 32.
FI Mechanic offers tons of great advice for people who feel stuck in their jobs, low salaries, and tips on how to grow net worth. In this week’s episode, we cover:
- Interviewing tips to land a better job
- Negotiation tips to increase your salary
- How to do a successful career pivot
- Overcoming imposter syndrome
- Easy ways to increase net worth
- Financial independence tips
Want more tips on early retirement, career, and money? Read her blog at FinancialMechanic.com & follow her on Twitter @fimechanic