- A man with a $1 million net worth said getting there required some sacrifice.
- Moving away from family was the first hard decision, but it changed the trajectory of his and his wife’s financial life.
- They started degree programs, which limited their social life, and remained conscious about spending even as their income went up.
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Sacrifice is almost always required when you have big financial goals.
For Drock, a lobbyist who lives in Washington, DC, and his wife, the road to a $1 million net worth by 35 was littered with trade-offs.
In a blog post published in January, Drock, who uses a pseudonym online but has been verified by Insider, detailed his journey to becoming…