20 Things You Should Have Mastered by the Age of 35


True story: I turn 35 next week, and I’m freaking out just a little bit.

By your mid-30s, you’re supposed to be an adult, right? Well, according to one Tweet that went viral, I should have already squirreled away twice my annual salary for retirement. That’s not going to happen in the next week, so I guess I’m out of luck.

Good thing the Twitterverse had some hilarious clapbacks to keep my spirits up.

21. Great Advice, Karen

Midlife Milestones


Here’s the Tweet that started it all. Marketwatch.com insists that by the age of 35, you should have twice your annual salary put away in savings. Sure, I’ll get right on that—just let me finish my delicious dinner of boxed macaroni and cheese and $2 Aldi wine.

20. Tupperware Tidal Wave

Midlife Milestones


This time, I’m going to be responsible and not throw out the Tupperware when I accidentally leave leftover baked ziti at the back of the fridge for two months. Fresh plastics, fresh start!