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5 Things Millennials Need To Understand About Money In 2017

   Posted On: February 16, 2017  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

This piece originally ran on Forbes  We all know to pay yourself first, have an emergency fund, you can snowball or avalanche your way out of debt. There are plenty of personal finance clichés and idioms, and for good reason. For the most part, though worn out, they’re true. This list, however, is not generalities. … Continued

What it Means to be Financially Literate and How You Can Get There

   Posted On: April 12, 2017  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

The below content is sponsored by Capital One Bank. All opinions are my own.   “I was fortunate to be raised in a financial literate household. My parents spoke to me openly and honestly about money.” This sentence has become my mantra in the last few weeks as I’ve started the press rounds to promote … Continued

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Financial Cleanse: You Screw Up, Reset and Keep Going

   Posted On: January 30, 2017  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Here we are at the end of a the 30-day Financial Cleanse. Similar to the time I had an ill-fated experience with a 3-day juice cleanse, there were cravings and one bout of binging (I “needed” those Cole Haan waterproof hiker boots). Unlike the juicing, I refocused and recommitted to finishing this cleanse strong. This … Continued

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Reflecting on 4 Years as Broke Millennial

   Posted On: January 27, 2017  |    Posted In: Random  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

In the midst of writing under deadline for a client I glanced at my wall calendar and noticed the next day was January 24. Why did that date seem important? The question nagged in the back of my mind for a little bit. A quick Facebook check confirmed I wasn’t missing an important birthday. Peach and … Continued

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Taking Time to Recalibrate with a Financial Cleanse

   Posted On: January 5, 2017  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

With pen poised over a blank page, I struggled to ink my first goal for 2017. Granted, this may be partially attributed to the general pain I feel when marking the virgin pages of a fresh notebook. But I digress. I sat at my desk and tapped the pen against the paper while letting my … Continued