New Job and No Money? Wardrobe Tips For the Not-Yet-Earning
Here was the catch: I was not yet earning any kind of money because I had just started the job. I had no money for clothes, or really anything besides rent, but I needed the clothes to do the work and I needed the work to buy the clothes. So, I acquired a credit card with pre-2008-much-too-high-credit-limit, found a friend, and went to town.
I’m still paying that card off.
While I did not make the best of decisions when it came to putting together my first professional wardrobe, I am here to help make sure you don’t make the same mistakes.
Here’s an infographic from Mint.com with a plethora of tips on how to build that Career Girl wardrobe while waiting on the checks that need cashing: