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People Are Sharing What You Should Accomplish By 35 And It's Hilarious

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Oct. 12 2018, Updated 3:17 p.m. ET

If you feel like your parents and grandparents had a much better handle on their finances back when they were your age, you're not wrong

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Millennials have less money saved in the bank, are owning less homes, and are in more debt than previous generations. It doesn't help that average wages haven't been raised enough to match average living costs, either and don't even get me started on the soaring costs of university educations despite their alarming drop in quality.

It's enough to make you feel a little bit hopeless, especially when you see articles like this that say by the age of 35, you should have twice of your salary in savings.

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Which elicited the kinds of replies from people on Twitter that you'd expect.

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Simply because I hardly know anyone who's 35 years old or close to that age that has anywhere near double their salary in savings.

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So, in typical millennial fashion, people began writing what 35-year-olds actually have accumulated by the time they reached the golden three decades-and-a-half marker.

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They're painfully relatable.

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Some of them are so on the nose you'd swear people were in your house, watching how you live.

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Others are just scary realizations.

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There were those that got just too real.

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I mean way too real.

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Some were more terrifying than others.

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I'd like to add to this next one that some of the tupperwares have impossible to remove sauce stains.

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There's this job application one that'll just make you flat-out cry.

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We'll never go and search through all of those old files, but it's comforting to know that they're all there.

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Friendships look a lot different when you're 35.

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There are some people who come into their own at different times, however.

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Snow and flu season are gifts from the excuse gods.

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Replace that with some old navy blue prisoner pants for me and we're on the same page.

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Being 35 also entitles you to a certain snobbery of sorts.

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As well as certain anxieties.

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Any artist or creative knows exactly what this dude is talking about.

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So many unkept promises to yourself.

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Some of them were oddly specific.

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Cable is unnecessary. Stream a billion things instead.

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And of course, the only thing you should really accomplish by 35 is whatever you need to do.

Not what's comfortable or easy for you, but what plagues you on a daily basis. What you know you should do, day in and day out. That's what you need to do by 35.

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