underachiever wrote:kurla88 wrote:I think most people live off some combination of savings + student loans.
+1...plus being very thrifty, i.e. i spend 35$ a week on food (fruits, veggies and chicken) & only go out 1 night a week to save $
rice/pasta bought in bulk to get discounts
ramen for lazy days
limited fruits and veggies (which will likely come back to haunt me later but they are so expensive at my nearest supermarket)
You'd be surprised at how much you can save by not eating out and bringing lunch everyday.