I would definitely recommend for anyone considered a "millennial", whether or not you currently struggle with money. I’m keeping it safe for future reference!! A guide to investing basics by the author of Broke Millennial, for anyone who feels like they aren’t ready (or rich enough) to get into the market Millennials want to learn how to start investing. This book...isn’t terrible, but it’s not amazing either. Erin spent most of her childhood living in Asia, but now settled in New York City with her husband. Not a bad book overall. You can either read from front-to-back, or skip ahead to sections that are best suited for your current situation. Broke Millennial shows step-by-step how to go from flat-broke to financial badass. I'd still consider getting a physical copy to take notes in. My mom had decided to participate in the most cut-throat of suburban events -- hosting a yard sale. I heard her interview with Jean Chatzky on HerMkney podcast and while I found the interview slightly lackluster, I am a personal finance junkie and was interested in the millennial POV. Packed with refreshingly simple advice and hilarious true stories, Broke Millennial is the essential road map every financially clueless millennial needs to become … Bill Gates Picks 5 Good Books for a Lousy Year. Broke Millennial Takes on Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling Up Your Money by Erin Lowry (Goodreads Author) Inspired me to rework my budget. Broke Millennial is on YouTube!. It was okay but really for people who had NO knowledge of financial stuff. I enjoyed that topics I'm unfamiliar with were broken down to super basic levels (I can see that being annoying for more financially versed folk). Broken down into 18 chapters and an epilogue, Lowry offers practical input on eve She has written for Fast Company, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Refinery29 and regularly speaks at universities and conferences around the country. This is a great primer. Unlike most personal finance books out there, it doesn't just cover boring stuff like credit card debt, investing, and dealing with the dreaded "B" word (budgeting). Latest posts: Blog on Broke Millennial… Money on your mind? This was a very informative and easy to understand guide on how to manage your own finances, geared right at my age group. I was originally sucked into this story by way of the documentary on Amazon "Walking with the Tall Whites." I skipped a few chapters, because they didn't pertain to me, and found how to reduce your loans/debt especially helpful. However, if you are 30+, then some chapters might become condescending and make you feel stupid not setting up a retirement account or not doing this or that. I found this book to be helpful, even as a gen x/gen y cusper, because it gives readers tangible ways to go about saving money and paying off debt utilizing personal stories as well as utilizing tips from other finance gurus and bloggers. While it was easy to read with a conversational tone and easy to digest, it didn’t exactly suck me in. I'm going to be honest, it was intimidating and boring to read about the investment lingo and process, but that was only one chapter, and I'm better for it for reading it. and delivers all of the investment basics in one easy-to … It's a nice introduction to money topics—probably a little bit basic for someone my level (I have a graduate degree in finance), but a nice, easy-to-read introduction to money. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published While I am pretty savvy when it comes to budgeting, I only know the basics. Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling-Up Your Money, Welcome to the Writer's Life: How to Design Your Writing Craft, Writing Business, Writing Practice, and Reading Practice. The book was really informative and might as well be a perfect book for adulting for young people. I only skipped a couple chapters that were irrelevant to me, and read the rest, even if I was already successful in that area, because it was good to confirm the strategies I already use or learn something new about it. Since I already have a bachelor's degree and this is a full time program, my ability to work is going to be impacted and I'm definitely going to have to take out some more loans (*although fingers crossed that I'll receive some of the scholarships I applied for! Anyway, this might be a book I will check out again when I have more of finances in order to read the investing chapters again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refresh and try again. 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