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By age 30, you should get this meme

You might want to jot this advice down.


Gabrielle Sorto

Internet Culture

Published Nov 28, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 12:36 am CDT

A meme has been going around Twitter telling everyone exactly what they should do before hitting the ripe age of 30. The meme started after 29-year-old Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was criticized for having $7,000 in her bank account. CNBC found one expert who said Ocasio-Cortez should have anywhere between $8,750 and $30,000, based on what one should have saved by age 30.

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This sparked people on Twitter to troll these experts with what you should actually have by age 30 and the memes do not disappoint.

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Some people actually gave sound advice.

But most people just had jokes.

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And others just shared song lyrics.

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One person really outdid themselves by explaining the plot of 13 Going on 30. 

If you’ve already missed the boat on doing these things by age 30, maybe look to the “by age 35” meme.

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*First Published: Nov 28, 2018, 4:23 pm CST