Category: Millennials

9 ‘Nails In The Coffin’ To Avoid For The Living

9 ‘Nails In The Coffin’ To Avoid For The Living

Bad debt can be notoriously hard to get out from under. Debt can bury you 6 feet under and it’s 100% legal after you signed on that dotted line. Getting out of debt can be a struggle. Unexpected expenses arise, temptation persisted by examples of […]

Why ‘The Millionaire Next Door’ is a Myth to Most Millennials

Why ‘The Millionaire Next Door’ is a Myth to Most Millennials

Oh, I hate November. Everything this month has been some sort of awkward realization paired together with the crazy philosophizing following that realization. I can still use being young as an excuse, right? That’s one of the perks of having an online blog journal. You can […]

Top 5 Sorry Ass Financial Mistakes of My Early 20s

Top 5 Sorry Ass Financial Mistakes of My Early 20s

Guys, these chain gangs are getting a little embarrassing. Alrighty, let’s start! Warning: I just read this over. I’m sorry if some parts of it seem full of angst. I’m currently digging into a deliciously gothic book (listening to it right now) and it’s been […]

4 Basic Investor Personality Types

4 Basic Investor Personality Types

Hello! I wrote a guest post for my dear friend Satan (Mr. AE: “Long Story, I am Satan”) from Apathy Ends. I wrote a small prequel of why my husband was so against investing and why it took me a week of tantrums to get […]

21 Life Skills Millennials Should Learn Before Age 21

21 Life Skills Millennials Should Learn Before Age 21

Today, we’ve got a list of 21 life skills that needs to be part of a young millennial’s curriculum in order to manage life beyond the ivory towers. No straight up math because honestly, when is anyone ever going to use a logarithm again. I didn’t […]

Storytime! “I Cashed Out My 401K!” – 401K Taxes & Early Withdrawal Penalties

Storytime! “I Cashed Out My 401K!” – 401K Taxes & Early Withdrawal Penalties

401K Taxes & Early Withdrawal Financial literally is important and as a personal finance blogger I sometimes take my knowledge for granted. This particular story happened to a former schoolmate of mine. She received what she thought was a “blessing” check. I would like to […]

Tips for Battling High-Interest Debt and Other Debt that Won’t Go Away

Tips for Battling High-Interest Debt and Other Debt that Won’t Go Away

Debt is a bad baby. Stubborn, high-interest debt is probably one of the worst demons to fight. I’ve spoken about how to overcome credit card addiction but Josh, our guest writer today will be hallmarking the main ways for people to constructively deal with stubborn debt. The nuts […]

At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

When I left college, I was so depressed. I was depressed that I was working two jobs (teaching multi-media and bar hosting) and I was still barely getting anywhere thanks to San Francisco’s astronomical cost of living. I told Mr. Executive one night: “My 22nd birthday […]