Starting out in one’s life it can seem exciting, overwhelming, sometimes disappointing, even scary. Like schooling, thinking about retirement and being wealthy seems so far away.
I recall the first job out of Engineering School paid me $42,000 before taxes. I was one of 3 in my graduating class that got a job in the year 2002.
The Tech bubble! Remember that black swan event?
It was a Field Technician job in the Construction Industry — specifically a Building Automation Technician. Seems like a lifetime ago now, but…