Month: March 2014

3 Funny Money Lessons from TV’s Greatest Minds

Reality TV shows offer a handful of average Americans the chance to race around the world, outwit, outplay and outlast their rivals, or lose weight, all to win serious money. Luckily, the rest of us saps tuning in can hope

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Frugal Find Friday: 7-Minute Workout (app)

Spring is coming. Well, according to the calendar it’s coming. Mother Nature is apparently getting there on her own terms. Regardless, the shorts are about to come out and the bathing suits will be going on display which means plenty

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Boomer Talk: A Q&A with the Wealth Pilgrim

Seeing as how this site is called Broke Millennial, there is generally millennial-exclusive content. But today we’re changing it up and allowing a Baby Boomer to put his two cents in. The following is a Q&A with Neal Frankle, CFP

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Frugal Find Friday: How I Get a Free FICO Score

About two months I experienced a rather rude financial awakening. My massive debt aversion over the last 24 years (well, I doubt I cared much as a child so let’s say 13 years) resulted in a lack of credit history.

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Credit Limits: How They Keep You from Chasing a Dangerous Pot of Gold

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Many an Irish-American child has caught a glimpse of a rainbow, hopped on a bicycle and tried to get-rich-quick by finding a pot of gold at the end. Alas, my adventures in gold chasing ended after

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Frugal Find Friday: Negotiate

As bottom man on the totem pole at work, I had the distinct pleasure of being in charge of creating name tags for an event. The first step in this process was to wander down the street to Staples and

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Women’s Power Wednesday

If you haven’t already been able to tell, I’m not a particularly feminine woman. In fact, I wore bike shorts underneath dresses until an embarrassing age. My shoes often don’t match my ensemble and I frequently have to ask my

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Traditional IRA: Saving Broke Millennials Hundreds of Dollars

A week ago I sat down at my computer to do my duty as a patriotic, slightly irritated, American and file my taxes. Filing my taxes always leaves me feeling a little like Oliver Twist begging for more. My first

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