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Book Review: 101 Secrets For Your Twenties

   Posted On: July 22, 2013  |    Posted In: Millennials  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

May contain affiliate links So you’ve made it into your 20s, well done! You’ve probably graduated from high school, possibly gone to college, jumped into the throes of your first job, hopefully avoided being a cast member on a reality show, and still feel completely adrift about life. Perhaps you tried to find the answer … Continued


Frugal Find: Loyalty Cards

   Posted On: July 19, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Believe it or not, I have been known to shop and buy the occasional overpriced frothy beverage. Two weeks ago I realized I had no clothing. I’m not sure if men experience this, but all women reach a point when they realize nothing in their closet is wearable. I am no fashionista and yet I … Continued


Do You Have a "Trustworthy" Credit Score?

   Posted On: July 17, 2013  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Two years ago I started the painful process of finding affordable, rodent-free housing in New York City. My roommate and I went from Craigslist to brokers to emotional meltdowns on street corners. During this process was the first time I learned my credit score, in the small, back-alley office of a Russian broker who seemed … Continued


Frugal Find: Just Say No

   Posted On: July 12, 2013  |    Posted In: Saving  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

It’s Friday night. All your friends are going out for happy hour to celebrate the end of the work week. You’ve already gone over budget this week, but hey it’s happy hour and that means deals. You head to the bar and 4 drinks later realize it’s a $25 tab and that’s half your grocery … Continued


Paper or Plastic? How to Handle Moving from Cash to Credit Cards

   Posted On: July 9, 2013  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

As a freshman in college my first financial decision was to get a credit card. I can sense you financially savvy readers wince. Usually, credit cards and college freshman are about as compatible as the cast of Jersey Shore and afternoon tea at The Waldorf Astoria. Even so, my Dad insisted I have a credit … Continued