“Only 20% of Americans save money regularly—here are 6 easy ways to get started.” In this piece, my tips for automation to help ease your savings and pay down debt are cited. Check it out for this and more great tips! CNBC MakeIt – How to Start Saving Money.
All news is good news! The New York Times wrote a piece with Podcasts for the Recent College Grad recommendations. Under the section If the word ‘budget’ makes you sweat you can find yours truly (Paychecks and Balances) mentioned with “Other helpful podcasts about money management.” If you’re a recent college grad or know someone who is, share this story with them. It’s a great list and we’re happy to be part of such great company.
Chelsea Krost is a Millennial Spokesperson, Forbes Contributor, Speaker, and host of the weekly Twitter Trending Topic, #MillennialTalk each Tuesday at 8pm ET. You can find her personal account on Twitter @ChelseaKrost and her weekly Twitter Chat @MillennialTalk. I wrote a piece for her website called Five Minor Steps You Can Take to Save Over $5,000 in the Next 12 Months discussing how I’ve saved thousands each year and $25,000 every 5-years through purposefully driven lifestyle deflation and other temporary or permanent cutbacks. Hope you enjoy!
I was contacted by Kari Paul for my opinion on a new study from the GenForward project at the University of Chicago showing black and Latino non-white Millennials are especially susceptible to economic vulnerability and were less optimistic about the future of the “American Dream” than their peers. You can check out mine and others thoughts on the subject on MarketWatch.com at Why black and Latino millennials are struggling more than their white peers.
A second interview I did with NerdWallet banking writer, Tony Armstrong, for Financial Literacy Month April 2017 was featured this month on Money.com. You can read the article How This 34-Year-Old Man Fixed His Spending and Paid Off $30,000 in Debt focusing on savings tips and strategies I used to pay off $30,000 in debt by age 30 on their website. For follow-up questions, you can find me on on Twitter @PayBalances or Facebook.com/PaychecksAndBalances.