Tag: Millennial

A Love Letter to Millennials, From The Stock Market

Kicking off my investing series with this open letter from the Stock Market to you. Before we start to talk about the how, let’s address those rumors you’ve been hearing about the Stock Market’s behaviors.  Dear Millennials, While reading The

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6 Out of 10 Millennials Really Need to Get a Credit Card

Almost two-thirds of millennials don’t have a credit card, according to a recent study from Bankrate.com, but only 35 percent of adults over 30 shy away from plastic. When the figures were revealed, cheers went up from the Dave Ramsey

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Does the Average Millennial Need Life Insurance?

Regular readers know I’m not married nor have kids, so life insurance isn’t something pressing in my life. However, it is an important topic I felt needed to be addressed. I asked a favorite blogger of mine, Matt from Mom

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The Financial Ramifications of the Quarter-Life Crisis

Zoologist, geologist, nun, writer, lawyer, White House press secretary, news anchor. At some point in my life, each one of those titles answered the question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” I’m still struggling to find

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Using My Major on Alicia Menendez Tonight

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to do something all college graduates dream of — use my major. Almost three years after graduation I had the opportunity to put that broadcast journalism training to good use while doing a segment

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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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A Q&A with Broke Millennial

Hi Loyal Readers and Newcomers, This week I’m taking a little detour. Next week we’ll be back to the important financial topics, but this week I asked for questions from readers. Now you can get a bit more of an

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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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Spell Check Ruined Millennials #LOL

Social media didn’t ruin millennials. Copious participation trophies didn’t ruin millennials. A bad economy didn’t ruin millennials. Spell check ruined millennials. Spell check is the original “Google it.” Spell check meant we no longer had to educate ourselves with those

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An Impassioned Plea for Understanding Compound Interest

I hate math. I’m not talking about a vague dislike of x+y = z, we’re dealing with full-unadulterated hatred.  Frankly, I blame second grade. My teacher, Ms. Pruitt, insisted we memorize our multiplication tables from 0 through 12. She even

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