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When it Pays to Stop Being Cheap

“I think I’m going to make an impulse purchase.”  “Erin, if you’ve been thinking about it for more than a few hours, it doesn’t count as an impulse purchase.” (Recent conversation with a close friend – and I’d been thinking

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Loosening My Purse Strings

Plenty of home videos circa 1994 (and many other years) reveal a young Erin dancing around the living room. But one particular video shows me in a white dress playing pretend with a doll. No, I wasn’t dreaming about a

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Frugal Find Friday: Black Friday

Yeah, I just went there. Sure, Black Friday a horrific example of overindulgence and consumerism, but it goes perfectly with a holiday where we gorge ourselves on far too much food. Growing up, Turkey Day was often spent with dozens

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Frugal Find Friday: Hulu Plus

As a little girl, my parents were pretty strict about the TV consumption in our household. When I summoned up the courage to ask if I could watch Rugrats I was usually told to go play outside. I even tried

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Frugal Find Friday: Leftovers

In the past year, I’ve developed a certain reputation in my office. My name is Erin (what?! You didn’t know?!) and I am a scavenger. Oh, and I also will handle annihilating cockroaches. It’s not the classiest reputation to have,

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Frugal Find Friday: Amazon Prime

Personal finance disclosure: Sometimes I screw up. WHAT?! SHOCKING?! This finance goddess before you actually doesn’t always have it together when it comes to her wallet? Sadly, it’s true. There are days I check my bank account and see a

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Frugal Find Friday: Coming Out Frugal

No invitations with a slight smell of lavender were sent. No white gown made primarily of tulle was painstakingly stiched. No escort from a well-respected family needed to be secured. I may be Southern born and may have gone through

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Frugal Find Friday: Klout

Let’s start today with a Friday fun fact. I’m always, ALWAYS, behind the curve when it comes to technology. Basically, I’m a shame to the millennial name. My first Tweet was back in January (why yes, that does correspond with

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Frugal Find Friday: The Roku

Happy Friday! From hence forth, Fridays on #Broke Millennial will feature a frugal find. In previous posts I’ve mentioned my great love, the Roku. I’m not sure how other streaming media players stack up, but I’m pretty staunchly team Roku.

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