Tatiana | 23 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

Tatiana has learned to be responsible with her money

Photo credit: Ramsay de Give

What is the most important lesson you learned from your parents about money?
To save money.

What do they do?
My mom has her own business; she has her own shop. My dad is an engineer. They taught me to be more responsible—to not waste it.

Did you get an allowance as a kid?
Yeah.

What did you spend your allowance on?
Nothing much—probably food.

Do you live in China right now?
Yes. I live in Shanghai.

What do you do?
I do marketing and promotions for a game company.

Do you feel like you make enough to support yourself?
Yes.