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How To Reduce or Avoid Student Loan Debt: A Guide To Being A Debt-Free College Student

   Posted On: July 30, 2014  |    Posted In: Debt  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

I don’t have first hand experience with student loans, so I happy to introduce someone who knows a thing or two about how to handle them: Gary Dek. Gary is the founder of Gajizmo.com, a site focused on personal finance, career and education advice, and self-improvement tips. Below are his tips on handling student loans … Continued

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Frugal Find: Go For a Walk

   Posted On: July 25, 2014  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

As a New Yorker (okay, New York City resident…I can’t say “New Yorker” for another seven years), I tend to do a lot of walking. It’s one of the main modes of transportation in this city, and you quickly realize distance is all relative. A mile can be a standard walk from point A to … Continued

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Review: The Lemonade Stand

   Posted On: July 22, 2014  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Long-time readers may remember my first financial lesson came from the rough-and-tumble suburban streets in North Carolina on a hot summer’s morning. To make all my journalism professors happy, I can condense an 800+ word story into a few sentences:  As an enterprising seven-year-old, I set up a doughnut stand during my mother’s yard sale. … Continued

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Double Dose of Credit Card Fraud

   Posted On: July 3, 2014  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

“I’m sorry, your card has been declined.” “Umm, okay could you try it again?” “I swiped it twice times. It isn’t working.” This is never a conversation you want to have after trying to pay for brunch, but it happened to me last month. No sooner did the last words come out of the waitress’s … Continued