Category: Millennials

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 […]

3 Profound Things I Wish I Knew Before Adulthood

3 Profound Things I Wish I Knew Before Adulthood

The world is this big scary mega congregation of random events, unpredictable messes, and catastrophic meaningless nothings. I fear earthquakes, bed bugs, car accidents, identity theft, and under-cooked chicken. All in all, I am a chicken. I have to stop summarizing the things I’m afraid […]

The $1,000,000 Game: How Any Millennial Can Become a Millionaire

The $1,000,000 Game: How Any Millennial Can Become a Millionaire

After Gameboy Color came out I remember running over to my best friend’s house to drool over hers. We took turns playing her Pokémon Blue and winning big money at Team Rocket’s casino. It took the two of us an entire week to collect enough […]

Can Facebook Bragging Ruin Our Finances?

Can Facebook Bragging Ruin Our Finances?

We’re all too social media crazy these days. It’s becoming such a norm you have to announce you’re off social media or else everyone assumes you’re automatically on the radar. If I wasn’t a blogger, I wouldn’t be caught as addicted to my Twitter and my Pinterest as […]

15 Money Things Young Adults Overlook That Matter

15 Money Things Young Adults Overlook That Matter

I don’t think I need to tell you how cool it is to be able to live on your own, have your own money and eat only ice cream for dinner. Plus, it’s not just the addition of freedom but the disappearance of grades and […]

Should You Seek Student Loan Forgiveness Under Trump or Pay Them Off Early

Should You Seek Student Loan Forgiveness Under Trump or Pay Them Off Early

Holy cow! It’s my first guest post! I am so honored to be a guest feature on Millennial Money Guide for this very important topic that can directly impact millions of Americans with student debt. Treat it as a PSA, if you will, on my not-so-optimistic vision about […]