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Frugal Find Friday: Credit Card Churning

   Posted On: February 14, 2014  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

As you may of gathered from my earlier post this week about the credit history debacle, I’m not remotely close to joining to ranks of those who delight in credit card churning (or travel hacking). The closest I came was a trip to Paris I booked using miles. The whole trip cost me about $400 … Continued

Being Debt Free: The Story of How I Have Minimal Credit History

   Posted On: February 10, 2014  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

I’ve spent the 24 years of my life avoiding debt. Well, probably more like the last seven years because I didn’t really have a way to accrue debt before venturing off to college. But since 2007, I’ve been warding off debt with garlic, crucifixes and lots of fiscally responsible behavior. So, color me embarrassed when … Continued

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Frugal Find: DIY Valentine's Day Cards

   Posted On: February 7, 2014  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

I’m a sucker for a holiday, so the  state of my love life never truly impacted my feelings towards Valentine’s Day. I reveled in a day dedicated to saying nice things to your loved ones, or secret crush, and filled with lots of chocolate. Unfortunately, so did my childhood dog. After spending an hour of … Continued

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Are You Owed an Inheritance?

   Posted On: February 4, 2014  |    Posted In: Debt  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Growing up, we used to play a slightly morbid game in my home. For lack of a proper name, I will call it the “Inheritance Allocation Game.” If I said something that perturbed my father I’d be properly reprimanded by hearing just how much of my inheritance I’d lost. It would go something like this: … Continued

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How to Graduate College Debt Free

   Posted On: January 30, 2014  |    Posted In: Debt  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

After a summer of touring colleges in the United States and hearing the dastardly sums of money they charged for the privilege of entering their hallowed halls, my parents made a decree. I had to apply to every eligible scholarship. If I deemed free money not worth my time and my parents found out, then … Continued