Tag: debt

Is it Your Debt and My Debt or Our Debt?

Being relatively transparent about the financial state of a romantic relationship certainly isn’t the norm for most people. It is, however, the norm that Peach and I choose to live. While I don’t go spouting off his exact debt load,

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Getting Financially Naked with Your Partner

He cast his eyes down and exhaled slowly. I could feel the nervousness emanating from his body as his leg twitched and he drummed his fingers on the table. My foot kept tapping the bar stool as I sensed our moment of truth had

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The Consequences of Aggressive Debt Repayment

Jacquelyn Delcamp felt directionless and unmotivated. Like many of her fellow millennials, the then 24-year-old manager for the ticket marketplace company Vivid Seats explored realms of the Internet for inspiration. She ended up stumbling upon the personal finance blogging community

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How a Pack of Gum Helped Me Graduate College Debt-Free

We all have different reasons behind why we pick the colleges we attend. My reasons came down to a surprise party and roll of Bubble Tape gum. The weekend before my ninth birthday, my Dad seemed anxious to get me

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4 Strategies for Handling Consumer Debt

Debt: it’s an ugly four-letter word. According to a study by MagnifyMoney.com, almost half of Americans carry credit card debt with an average of $10,000.  $10,000 of credit card debt can cost thousands and thousands of additional dollars in interest.

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

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,

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Let’s Do Something New and Talk About How to Handle Debt

Today marks two firsts on Broke Millennial. 1) The first guest post, ever. 2) Talking about debt. (Props if you understand the link). I’ll let you get acquainted with one of my favorite personal finance bloggers. Don’t worry, she likes

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Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

Several times in the past few weeks I’ve been asked about myself (in the Broke Millennial sense). People are curious about my “blog bio” or “professional life.” Others inquire about my financial journey or how I currently handle my assets.

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Don’t Waste Money on Engagement Rings

  Some little girls never grow up fantasizing about their wedding day. They don’t have China patterns picked out and find floral arrangements dull. As they mature into young women, the idea of spending thousands of dollars on a gaudy

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Paper or Plastic? How to Handle Moving from Cash to Credit Cards

As a freshman in college my first financial decision was to get a credit card. I can sense you financially savvy readers wince. Usually, credit cards and college freshman are about as compatible as the cast of Jersey Shore and

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