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Flat Broke to Financial Badass with Broke Millennial, Erin Lowry

Long before her book, Broke Millennial, hit the shelves, Erin Lowry was dishing all sorts of money advice and tips on her blog, Broke Millennial.

Dishing on the new book by Erin Lowry, Broke Millennial. Find out what you need to know to go from flat broke to financial badass.

Now with her book out, Broke Millennial, Erin shares with us her tips from going from “flat broke to financial badass.” Take it from her – she was able to graduate debt-free and live within her means in New York City on a small salary right out of college.

On This Podcast Episode:

  • Erin’s sharing her journey from blog to book and the lessons she learned along the way
  • Find out what three things Erin thinks are super important take aways from the book that you need to learn about
  • We chat about some of her tips to take you from “flat broke to financial badass”

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How to Save Tons Traveling During the Holidays

How To Save TravelingAccording to a survey by Hotwire, one-third of millennials plan to travel in 2015, and the millennial generation has set aside a whopping $226 billion dollars to do so. There’s something about us millennials, we love to travel. Do you think it’s because we are restless and always on the move? Whatever the reason is, we are planning on spending a ton of money to “go places” this year, and most of us plan to use those dollars for end-of-the-year holiday travel. But you’re probably just like me and would rather travel more and spend less, right? The question is, how do you save tons traveling during the holidays?

As much as I’d like to take credit for coming up with some genius ways to save money when traveling, I simply can’t. There aren’t any top-secret secrets that I have, except that what I’ve learned over the years has been from trial and error, and believing that there is always a way to do what I love and spend less money. That doesn’t mean I’m cheap, or that I don’t like to stay at luxury hotels. No, no, don’t get me wrong. I love to fancy hotels, great beds, and those fluffy robes just like you do. (more…)

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