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Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together
     

Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together

by Erin Lowry
 

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Based on the successful blog, a smart guide that uses wry humor and real-life examples to demystify the basics of money for Millennials. 

27-year-old personal finance expert Erin Lowry is the cash-savvy friend every 20- and 30-something needs. Instead of complicated 401k strategies and jargon-filled debt advice, her hilarious, easy-to-understand guide is the

Overview

Based on the successful blog, a smart guide that uses wry humor and real-life examples to demystify the basics of money for Millennials. 

27-year-old personal finance expert Erin Lowry is the cash-savvy friend every 20- and 30-something needs. Instead of complicated 401k strategies and jargon-filled debt advice, her hilarious, easy-to-understand guide is the perfect way for financial management newbies to get their money in order or elevate their personal finance know-how. Broke Millennial includes essential lessons in tricky money matters to take you from in debt and overwhelmed to informed and financially empowered, such as:

· Managing student loan and credit card debt
· Budgeting and reaching financial benchmarks
· Negotiating an entry-level salary
· Splitting the bill with cash-strapped friends
· Navigating financial issues in serious relationships, and more
 
Filled with practical suggestions and speaking specifically to issues that Millennials face as they age into adulthood, Broke Millennial is a fresh roadmap to financial literacy for a new generation.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Erin is a talented writer who can boil down complex financial topics–from investing in the stock market to refinancing loans—in ways anyone can understand. Her advice speaks to a Millennial audience looking to improve their finances, and her tips help people of all ages find financial success.”--Stephanie Steinberg, Assistant Money and Health Editor, U.S. News & World Report
 
“Erin is an extremely talented writer who has a knack for making personal finance topics relatable and interesting to [a] Millennial audience.”--Dani Pascarella, Founder & CEO of Invibed

“Erin…[makes]complicated financial concepts seem simple and accessible. Her enthusiasm is contagious, and her tips and tricks can make any Millennial love personal finance.”--Kim Dacosta, Dean of Students, NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Studies 
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143130406
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/02/2017
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

ERIN LOWRY is the founder of BrokeMillennial.com, where she uses sarcasm and humor to explain basic financial concepts to her fellow Millennials. Outside of oversharing on her site, she is a regular contributor to Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, and Society of Grownups. She and her work have also appeared in other major media including: CBS Sunday Morning, MarketWatch, USA Today, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, Self Magazine, Mental Floss, Refinery29, Mashable, Yahoo, Thought Catalog, and Business Insider.

Lowry is a theater and journalism double-major-turned-personal-finance-maven and a financial writer. She served as Content Director at MagnifyMoney.com and is studying to become a Certified Financial Planner through NYU's CFP program. Lowry lives in New York City with her spunky rescue dog Mosby.