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Frugal Find: Crock-Pot

   Posted On: June 14, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Delayed gratification is my middle name. Actually, it’s not. It’s Keenan, but delayed gratification could also be my middle name. According to family folklore, my mom read about how to test a child’s tendency for delayed gratification and used me as a guinea pig. Here is how the story goes: My mom got two marshmallows … Continued

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Spell Check Ruined Millennials #LOL

   Posted On: June 12, 2013  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

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 cumbersome dictionaries. An angry, red squiggle under a word just meant we had to click … Continued

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Frugal Find: Birthday Deals

   Posted On: June 7, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

If you’ve been following my Twitter antics this week you may have noticed it’s my little sister’s 21st birthday. She traveled from her slightly inferior Los Angeles to the great New York to get her first [legal] beverage and celebrate her 21 years of making me share the limelight. (See! She clearly doesn’t care about … Continued

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An Impassioned Plea for Understanding Compound Interest

   Posted On: June 4, 2013  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

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 made us flash cards to aid the process. As an epic memorizer, I felt confident … Continued

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Breaking Down 401(k) and IRAs, Millennial Style

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

Part II in my on-going series about retirement accounts. Read Part I here and Part III here. More than half of the American millennial population are in debt. Please, hold your gasps of disbelief. A week doesn’t pass without a journalist or blogger commenting on millennials drowning in debt. Whether it’s from credit cards or … Continued