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Frugal Find: Say Yes (sometimes)

   Posted On: January 17, 2014  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Yesterday, a few co-workers were chatting about going out for happy hour after work. I looked up and asked, “where you headed?” One said the name of the bar and asked “do you want to come?!” He seemed shocked that I’d be interested. I said, “yeah, I’d be down for a drink.” The somewhat surprised … Continued

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Q&A with 'The Economy of You' author Kimberly Palmer

   Posted On: January 16, 2014  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Want more money? There are two things you can do: spend less or make more. Personally, I’m a fan of the latter. Combine making more money with innate love of saving and you have an instant recipe for wealth. Okay, not instant wealth — but a better bank account and investment portfolio than a lot … Continued

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What Is An IRA, and Which One Is Right For You?

   Posted On: January 15, 2014  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

When college graduates hit the workforce, they’re faced with piles of paperwork and life-altering decisions about major financial issues. Insurance, debt repayment and savings accounts all seem far more pressing than retirement. But they couldn’t be more wrong. Today is the day for the young to start concerning themselves with retirement planning. Unfortunately, the easy … Continued

The Financial Ramifications of the Quarter-Life Crisis

   Posted On: January 14, 2014  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

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 the answer. Like scores of my fellow millennials, I was raised thinking I could truly … Continued

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Frugal Find: Tab app

   Posted On: January 10, 2014  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Going out to a meal with friends may start out as jovial time, but it turns into every millennial’s nightmare the moment the waiter leaves the bill. Suddenly, battle lines are drawn and everyone begins their own self-serving calculation for what they owe. One guy claims he never had any alcohol so should pay less, … Continued