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My Wife Voluntarily Took a Pay Cut

My Wife Voluntarily Took a Pay Cut

Those who have been following my blog from the beginning know that our financial stability has rested on the cooperative success between my wife and me. When we first got married, we moved to New Jersey in order for me to go to graduate school. I was ambitious at the time, but I knew that I wanted to avoid student loans. In order to survive in this region, that meant that both of us had to work. We accepted some of the first jobs that came our way because we had to pay the rent. It was a challenge that I don’t ever want to experience again. My wife recently got two job offers and she ended up taking the lower-paying job. Here’s why. Continue Reading