8 Ways Money Is Different As A Student And As An Employed Adult

August 7, 2020

Sufferings in mirror are closer than they appear. Approach with caution because adulthood is the ghetto.

1) Attitude towards savings:

As a student: Vibes and inshallah.

As an adult: Piggyvest, Cowrywise, Kolo.

2) Attitude towards spending:

As a student: My money grows like grass.

As an adult: There’s rice at home.

3) Source of money:

As a student: Parents, scams, uncles and aunts.

As an adult: Your capitalist employer who owns your soul.

4) Reaction to credit alert:

As a student: Excitement.

As an adult: Problem, problem, another problem waiting to take the money.

5) Worry levels:

As a student: Indifferent.

As an adult: Constantly calculating if you can buy chicken without trekking to work the next day.

6) Responsibilities:

As a student: Only yourself.

As an adult: Black tax, jaapa funds, people who prayed for you when you were in school, everyone.

7) Attitude towards free money:

As a student: Errm, thank you?

As an adult: God bless you so so much. Your children will never suffer.

8) Stress level before getting money:

As a student: The stress of calling parents.

As an adult: Two danfos, one okada, and one HR that wants to pay in exposure.

Hassan Yahaya

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