From Troy Hunt's "Personal Finance Lessons for Technology Professionals":
Money buys choices
Money you earn young = most valuable money you'll ever earn
Invest in financial literacy
Learn the tax system
Know good debt from bad debt
Diversify earning potential and risk
Prepare for luck
Put a price on your time - and family
Have a goal
Financial prosperity is a partnership
Keeping these in mind as I figure my shit out.
"If you're working in tech, you're working in one of the most well-paid in...
"If you spend hours each day on social media fuming about your opponents, you are still participating in the corrosion of democracy, even if you are participating from a morally impeccable position. And so the conventional wisdom among the politically clued-in – that what this moment calls for is more engagement with the news – may be the opposite of the truth."
Source: How the news took over reality (The Guardian)