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Frugal Find: Summer in New York City

   Posted On: June 20, 2014  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

The wealthy may abandon Park Avenue for refuge in the The Hamptons, but some of us are willing (read: have to) tough out the strange smells and extreme heat of summer in New York City. Below is a list of free or cheap things to do for New York City dwellers or potential visitors. I … Continued

Perhaps I Should Move to Germany?

   Posted On: June 18, 2014  |    Posted In: Random  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

I was catching up with a friend about my new job when I disclosed my salary. “How can you live on that?” she burst out. “I have clients who struggle to pay their bills on that salary.” To which I laughed. Before I continue, let me rewind. My friend and I come from very different … Continued


When Working for Free Makes Sense

   Posted On: June 13, 2014  |    Posted In: Career  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

  Young professionals have all heard one trite, stitched-on-a-pillow-worthy expression: If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Perhaps the millennial generation equates doing what you love with being your own boss, because the landscape of traditional employment is changing, and rapidly. By 2020, freelancers are expected to comprise … Continued


This is America, Right?

   Posted On: May 28, 2014  |    Posted In: Random  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Six hours into a babysitting shift, the bright screen of a text message caught my eye. I reached down to pick my phone off the couch and already sensed what was coming. The clock was dangerously close to midnight and a text from my employer could only mean one thing. She wanted to stay out … Continued


Guess Who’s Back?! (And with a new job)

   Posted On: May 14, 2014  |    Posted In: Career  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

A little over a month ago I started a new job. For the most part, I kept the details under wraps and took a few weeks off the blog to adapt to the new position (which requires a lot of writing and editing). Well, I’m back and excited to give you the tell-all scoop on … Continued