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Broke Millennial’s Guide to New York City for Cheap (ish)

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

Updated 1/6/17 May contain affiliate links New York City is expensive. If you live in Tokyo, Osaka, Oslo, Sydney, Melbourne, Paris, Caracas, Geneva, Zurich or Singapore, then fine, you can do New York City for cheap compared to living  your city. Otherwise, New York City is indeed the land where if you can make it … Continued

How to Defend Your Freelance Career

   Posted On: November 11, 2016  |    Posted In: Career  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

August 31, 2016 — I turned off my laptop, picked up my bag and left the office of my stable, career-focused job for the last time. It had taken years of groundwork and months of deliberation for me to decide it was time to take the risk and invest in myself. However, the first two months of … Continued

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The True Value of a "Worthless" Degree

   Posted On: March 6, 2017  |    Posted In: Career  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Wedged into a two-seater chairlift in Ellicottville, New York the anonymous skier to my right decided to strike up conversation during our three-minute commute to the top of the mountain. The conversation soon turned to what we did, as superficial conversations with strangers are wont to do. “I’m a junior at St. Bonaventure,” I told him. … Continued

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15 Minutes a Week Can Change Your Relationship to Money

   Posted On: March 15, 2017  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

This post originally ran on Cinch “Sure, we can watch it right after I run my numbers,” I say to my boyfriend. It’s a common Sunday evening wind-down for the two of us. Dinner is finished, dishes done, the dog’s been walked and we’re about to sit on the couch and relax while catching up … Continued

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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