I Changed Careers and Took a 50% Pay Cut. Here's How I Made It Work

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
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I Changed Careers and Took a 50% Pay Cut. Here's How I Made It Work

Now to be fair, I also made sure to line up a nice amount of freelance work before calling it a day at the hedge fund. At the time, I was in the habit of spending a lot on restaurant meals, taxis (I lived in New York City and hated the subway), weekend activities, and travel.