Money Matters

By: Ysabelle Jamison Kanagy

Psychologist

Annual Salary: $48,480

Net Pay: $2,804.97


Description: Psychologists study mental processes and human behavior by observing, interpretating and recording how people relate to one another and the environment.


Working conditions: Some psychologist work independently, while others collaborate with physicians, social workers, and others treat illness and promote overall wellness. Those who are in private have their own office and set their own schedule.


Education and training requirements: To be a psychologist you need to have a masters, specialists, or doctoral degree in psychology.


House

Total cost: $284,900

Monthly cost: $1,277


Details: My house has four bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Off the back of the house there is an elevated deck which I really like.

Car

Total cost: $5,995

Monthly cost: $173.99


Details: My car is a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. Some features it has are a CD player, heated mirrors, and a key less entry.