Money on your mind?

It’s time to get your financial life together - fill out the form
Email subscribers get free access to my #GYFLT Worksheet, which includes my 5 step plan to get you feeling more in control of your finances.

5 Credit Card Myths Hurting Your Wallet and Credit Score

   Posted On: August 7, 2014  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Thus far I haven’t re-posted any of my articles that I’ve been writing over at MagnifyMoney.com, but I feel very strongly that this one needs as many eyeballs as possible!! Credit cards, like any financial product, seem to create a certain amount of anxiety for people. There are myths and rumors running rampant about how … Continued

diplomas-300x200-ylZS4b.jpg

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

   Posted On: July 30, 2014  |    Posted In: Debt  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

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, career and education advice, and self-improvement tips. Below are his tips on handling student loans … Continued

10547708_10152365576876137_7387312402087983774_n-149x300-lEKzBN.jpg

Frugal Find: Groupon (and Happy Anniversary Peach)

   Posted On: September 12, 2014  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

If anyone is clicking on this post because he or she doesn’t know what Groupon is, then it’s nice to meet someone who is more of a late adopter than myself! Thanks for being here! Being a frugal person, I’ve naturally heard of Groupon before, but I’d never used it until this week. Today is … Continued

IMG_0745-278x300-N60bFu.jpg

Review: The Lemonade Stand

   Posted On: July 22, 2014  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Long-time readers may remember my first financial lesson came from the rough-and-tumble suburban streets in North Carolina on a hot summer’s morning. To make all my journalism professors happy, I can condense an 800+ word story into a few sentences:  As an enterprising seven-year-old, I set up a doughnut stand during my mother’s yard sale. … Continued

2438005410_6100c23246_m-1q0tZV.jpg

Double Dose of Credit Card Fraud

   Posted On: July 3, 2014  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

“I’m sorry, your card has been declined.” “Umm, okay could you try it again?” “I swiped it twice times. It isn’t working.” This is never a conversation you want to have after trying to pay for brunch, but it happened to me last month. No sooner did the last words come out of the waitress’s … Continued