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Publisher's Summary

Stop living paycheck to paycheck and get your financial life together (#GYFLT)! If you're a cash-strapped 20- or 30-something, it's easy to get freaked out by finances. But you're not doomed to spend your life drowning in debt or mystified by money. It's time to stop scraping by and take control of your money and your life with this savvy and smart guide.

Broke Millennial shows step by step how to go from flat broke to financial badass. 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). Financial expert Erin Lowry goes beyond the basics to tackle tricky money matters and situations most of us face #IRL, including:

  • Understanding your relationship with moolah: Do you treat it like a Tinder date or marriage material?
  • Managing student loans without having a full-on panic attack
  • What to do when you're out with your crew and can't afford to split the bill evenly
  • How to get "financially naked" with your partner and find out his or her "number" (debt number, of course)
  • And much more

Packed with refreshingly simple advice and hilarious true stories, Broke Millennial is the essential road map every financially clueless millennial needs to become a money master. So what are you waiting for? Let's #GYFLT!

©2017 Erin Lowry (P)2017 Gildan Media LLC

Critic Reviews

" Broke Millennial takes the typical preaching and finger-wagging out of money lessons and replaces them with humor, empathy and a fun, pick-your-financial-path twist, while offering helpful and practical advice to successfully navigate all the financial questions you'll face in the real world." (Farnoosh Torabi, financial expert and host of the award-winning podcast So Money)

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Not a good book

Author is very full of herself. Lots of self praising and bragging. condescending tone. Couldn’t continue listening to her after awhile.

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Why take advice from someone without uni debt

A struggle to listen to someone with so much privilege talk about money. Pass on this

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helpful book

i had to get past the authors almost condescending references to "us millenials" and her voice but once I got about 1/3 of the way in I felt i was actually picking up some really helpful tips!

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Love it.

I love this book because it helps me understands finances better and is helping me get a better grip on my financial life which I think EVERYONE needs.

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Very Nice

The good book to understand the financial planning.
Examples are good.
I have read part of the book.

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i thought the book was great and informative on finances and inspiring for millenials. overall a good read.

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Great listen.

great resource for anyone starting to get their finance in order. easy to listen to.

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  • Jess
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Thank you, Erin!

This is the book I desperately needed to start getting my *it together. Detailed and specific without being boring. Offers lots of examples to help you interpret how you can approach your finances. Erin also infuses a healthy dose of goofiness to keep you awake and slightly less stressed out. I still haven’t gotten through all of it because I’m focusing on implementing the first 12 chapters!

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Perfect for CC debt and not sure where to go

Sit down. Take it all in. And get honest with yourself financially. This book will take you step by step how to effectively approach your debt and provide tools and advice on overcoming the daunting negative numbers. Loved this book!

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Excellent Audio Book!!

This book is so necessary and beneficial for millennials!! Erin covers literally every topic from finances, to student loans, to Home buying. Everything that my husband and i are going through right now, she covers it throughly. Excellent book and great explanations of ever topic 👍👍