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MM Note: I'm stuck on a 4+ hour cross-country flight and highly caffeinated. Proceed at your own risk! Haha. Thinking about commuting this way was a game-changer for me and has helped me personally save over $50,000. Check it out and do the calculations to...

I have been super inspired by all of the personal finance bloggers who are saving 50%+ of their incomes, including my podcast co-host Matt who increased his savings rate to over 60% last year. I used to save between 20-40% of my income each month,...

MM note: This is why personal finance education is so important. Many Millennials (myself included) just weren't taught about money. We all together need to share good money habits and help reverse these trends. This is the primary reason we launched the Millennial Money Minutes...

As part of my Return to Frugality, I am revisiting the core concepts that help me achieve financial independence by age 30. In this post, I am going to show you how to calculate the true cost of anything using a few different calculations. You can use...

Frugality has always been a deep part of my life, but this year I ran from frugality with reckless abandon. And I'm officially adding "Losing Frugality" to my list of top millennial money mistakes. I hope you don't make the same mistake. Seriously. For as much as I...

I had the pleasure to chat with Elle on the Couple Money Podcast and share three of my top millennial money mistakes while achieving financial independence by age 30. On the Couple Money Podcast we discussed setting lifestyle instead of money goals, the problem with saving too much money,  and...

MM Note: The first step to starting your financial independence journey is to escape living paycheck to paycheck. It's not as tough or as daunting as you think. This post is writing in collaboration with Erik Neilson, a freelance finance writer in Maine with a super...

This isn't the typical save more money, max your 401k, invest more money post. We all make mistakes and when it comes to money, and over the years I have made a lot of them.  Here are my top 7 Millennial Money mistakes. [toc] 1. Putting money first This...

Seven years ago last month, I found myself standing at the edge of Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park. It was sunrise and I stopped to listen to the early morning silence surrounding the rushing waters that filled the natural amphipheater. I was on my...

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