Tag: Financial Literacy

Higher Schoolers Can Get Paid for Learning How to Budget

A PSA to All High School Teachers and Parents of High Schoolers Looking to Unearth Money for College Despite the name of this site, I’ve never actually been “broke” a day in my life. A fortunate fact I can directly

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Becoming Smarter About Money Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Money isn’t the root of all evil. That title truly belongs to ignorance. Ignorance can leave intelligent people crippled with fear about what to do with their savings account or prevent them from understanding how to properly use/utilize credit cards.

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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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Are You Owed an Inheritance?

Growing up, we used to play a slightly morbid game in my home. For lack of a proper name, I will call it the “Inheritance Allocation Game.” If I said something that perturbed my father I’d be properly reprimanded by

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Millennials, Don’t Take Financial Advice From Your Parents

From birth we’re raised thinking Mommy & Daddy know best. They have our best interests in mind when they scare away tattooed teenage boys, keep the liquor under lock-and-key, and set our curfew earlier than all our other friends’. Unfortunately,

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A Money-Savvy Daughter Looks Back on the Finance Lessons That Stuck With Her

I’m excited to announce my new hustle as a contributor to DailyFinance.com. Below is a snippet of my inaugural post, which is also a promotion of International Day of the Girl. When I was growing up, no one ever called

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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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5 Eye Roll Inducing Statements About Money

Looking for entertainment? Try riding a New York City subway. No, not because mariachi bands, break dancers, barbershop quartets and accordion players subject us to their “talents.” The subway provides ample opportunity to eavesdrop on people’s conversations. Luckily for me,

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Skip the Finance Courses and Just Watch The Real Housewives

The Real Housewives franchise debuted with the ladies of Orange County in March of 2006, a year before the great recession. By the time season two aired, the housing bubble had burst and Americans found themselves drowning in debt and

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