A Week In New York City On $13.50/Hour

Welcome to Broke & Mad About It, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern humans: money. I’m telling you how this millennial spends her hard-earned money during a seven-day period — even though you didn’t ask — as a counter to this beautiful nugget of baffling affluence.

Today: a smoothie maker working in food service who makes $13.50/hour and spends some of her money this week on nothing.