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January 11, 2007 8:28 AM Subscribe
My partner and I are tired of getting beat up by institutions that ask us to do good and pay us little. We want a change!
posted by MasonDixon to work & money (24 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
My partner and I have both spent years in the academy and in and around work in non-profits and a Mainline Protestant church. Were both just over thirty have less than 80k in previous student loans, no kids, but no house equity to dip into either.
We are both very intelligent, articulate, creative and educated people (read: liberal arts majors) who are tired of watching our "dumb" friends and acquaintances out earn us, buy houses, etc.
How can we start over? How can we get out of our "noble" and low-paying jobs into the mainstream economy? It'd sure be nice to make a REAL middle class wage.