The Points Guy Reacts: Living On $100K A Year In Fairfax, VA | Millennial Money

14-Yan, 2021
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Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, reacts to Kristina Truong, a 24-year-old who lives in Fairfax, VA, and earns $100,000 a year as a project manager for a tech firm. She also started a cupcake business, District Cupcake, with her mom and sister. Kristina moved back home after graduation to save money and help pay for her sister’s college tuition.
Just a few years out of college, Kristina Truong has built a strong financial foundation for herself. Truong earns around $100,000 a year as a project manager at a digital consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. area, and helps pay for her parents’ household bills and younger sister’s education.
As she has learned more about personal finance over the past few years, she, like many other millennials, has become increasingly interested in gaming rewards credit cards to help her reach her financial goals.
CNBC Make It asked Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, to offer Truong advice on using her credit card points. Overall, Kelly is impressed with how she manages her money and looks for deals.
“We’ve got a points girl,” Kelly jokes.
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The Points Guy Reacts: Living On $100K A Year In Fairfax, VA | Millennial Money

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