5 money tips millennials will actually use

first_imgAs a millennial, I’ve never felt like the majority of financial advice circulating in articles and books speaks to me. I find it’s often written by people coming from an entirely different generation. They graduated with student loans that were much lower than those people in my generation are struggling with and bought cars and houses. The path to success for them required that they pinch pennies and find ways to move slowly up the ladder at work.I’m not trying to say that everyone in the generations that came before millennials had it easy when it came to money. However, when you look at the challenges that we face as a generation, it’s clear that they are unprecedented.But it’s not just our financial realities that have changed, it’s the way we work and interact with money and the way the world has changed that makes typical personal finance advice I encounter less relevant for millennials. I mean, many financial gurus are still recommending that people track their expenses in budget journals that they carry around with them wherever they go. As a millennial, I want to sit them down and ask them if they’ve ever heard of an app.Here is some advice that I’ve found to be actually helpful to millennials. continue reading » 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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