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Broke Millennial’s Checklist to Avoid Overspending at Christmas

   Posted On: December 8, 2016  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

I’m a peculiar person when it comes to gifts. I never spent an afternoon trying to find where my parents stashed Christmas gifts. In fact, two presents from Peach are sitting in my office, unwrapped, and I haven’t had the slightly temptation to take a peek. I don’t gleefully rip the wrapping from a bunch … Continued

A Love Letter to Millennials, From The Stock Market

   Posted On: August 9, 2016  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Dear Millennials, While reading The Wall Street Journal I came across an article I found quite distressing. Apparently, your generation is flocking to my bastard cousin, real estate, in the hopes of securing your financial future. You’re flippantly tossing around hurtful statements about how I “spook” you or putting your money in my grasp is … Continued

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Building Credit History: an Insurance Policy on Your Financial Life

   Posted On: June 24, 2016  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Sponsored by Capital One “You should get a credit card,” my Dad told me as I headed off for my freshman year of college. Many personal finance gurus and rookies alike may gasp in horror over my Dad’s suggestion, but his rationale was sound. A credit card, he explained, would help me develop credit history, … Continued

Your First Credit Card – What to Consider

   Posted On: May 4, 2016  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Sponsored by Capital One Picking your first credit card can feel overwhelming. There are hundreds to choose from and how are you supposed to know what’s best for your unique situation? Parents, older siblings and friends may give advice – but personal finance is personal. What works for your loved ones isn’t necessarily the best … Continued

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A Simple Trick to Save More Money (It isn’t automating)

   Posted On: April 8, 2016  |    Posted In: Personal Finance 101  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Save more, spend less. Earn more, still spend less. Those are the two ways you’re going to get advice about how to build wealth (and to me saving includes investing — should probably make that clear upfront). When people lecture about how to save more (myself included) the number one strategy is to automate, automate, automate. … Continued