Tag: millennials

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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Don’t Be a 20-Something Idiot

I’ve been eerily quiet over the last few months, for reasons that will be explained in a later post, but a recent disturbance in the personal finance universe startled me out of my hiatus. “I don’t have any savings, but

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Dear Millennials, Let’s Be Friends. Sincerely, The Stock Market

Dear Millennials, I fear something is amiss in our relationship. A week doesn’t go by without me reading an article or watching a news segment about your utter distrust in me and disdain for those I work with – or

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Losing My Entitlement

Two months ago, TIME published the Millennial-focused article and cover heard round the world. Well, maybe not so much round the world as all over social media and the blogosphere. My peers’ biggest issue with the story, or the two

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Frugal Find Friday: Live A Little

Happy Friday Broke Millennial readers! Usually, I have some awesome money-saving tip for you on Fridays, but some days ladies and gents you just gotta live a little! For all my chatter about frugality, saving and scrimping there are times

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The Power of Partying (I mean Networking)

In February of 2011 the decision to go to a party changed the course of my life. I’m serious. I can point to the moment I started the path towards not only my first, but second job out of college

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Book Review: 101 Secrets For Your Twenties

So you’ve made it into your 20s, well done! You’ve probably graduated from high school, possibly gone to college, jumped into the throes of your first job, hopefully avoided being a cast member on a reality show, and still feel

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Do You Have a “Trustworthy” Credit Score?

Two years ago I started the painful process of finding affordable, rodent-free housing in New York City. My roommate and I went from Craigslist to brokers to emotional meltdowns on street corners. During this process was the first time I

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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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