Leverage Your Judicial Clerkship for a Successful Private Sector Career: Your Financial Year in Review
At the close of the calendar year bar association practice groups and industry networking organizations often host a “year in review” event. These presentations look back at significant events in the past year and sometimes offer predictions for the New Year.
It can’t hurt to do the same with your personal finances and professional goals. The most important part of this exercise: recognizing where the two intersect. It’s always a good idea to keep track of your personal finances on a monthly basis. Even if this means making rough estimates of your take-home pay and large, fixed expenses such as a mortgage or rent. If you haven’t kept records over the last 11 months, not to worry. You can look back at November and October to arrive at ballpark figures.