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Frugal Find: Cook in Bulk

   Posted On: November 8, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

As a childless, unmarried, 24-year-old living in New York City, I desperately wish my life even slightly resembled Sex and the City. Mostly because Carrie Bradshaw never cooked. It’s a running theme in the show. Her oven is used for storage space and she eats out every meal. I can swing the occasional boozy brunch, … Continued

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The Case Against Minimalism

   Posted On: November 4, 2013  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Or in other words, Why I Am Not a Minimalist If you were to walk through my front door at this moment you would immediately assume one of two things. One, I had recently been robbed or two, I take the minimalism mantra to heart. Well, you know what they say about assuming. While my … Continued

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Frugal Find: Halloween Candy (and costumes)

   Posted On: November 1, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Ladies and Gents, this doesn’t have to be a long one. It’s November 1 and that means FIRE SALE ON ALL HALLOWEEN ITEMS! Go stock up on your cobwebs, fake blood and skeletons for next year. Grab a discount costume, or makeup or spray-on hair dye. Best of all, CANDY! The glorious amounts of drastically … Continued

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Using Halloween to Teach about Taxes (aka Candy Tax)

   Posted On: October 30, 2013  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

A modified version of the post Candy Tax and other Childhood Grudges My shove into the world of taxation didn’t come during my sophomore year of college when I worked my first legit job. The first memory I have of taxation (pretty sure it was without representation) occurred Halloween night 1993. Dressed in my finest … Continued

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Frugal Find: Avoid Late Fees

   Posted On: October 25, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

As I hustled out of work Wednesday evening, an hour later than usual, I stepped onto the streets of New York and was greeted by a chilly mist. All I wanted to do was scurry to the subway, get home and snuggling under my down comforter to warm up. Instead, I walked three avenues and … Continued