Summary of Broke Millennial
From BROKE MILLENNIAL by Erin Lowry. Summarized by arrangement with TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
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Erin Lowry, a millennial and founder of BrokeMillennial.com, teaches her peers how to take control of their finances. She covers understanding your feelings about money, making a budget, knowing your credit score, dealing with student loans, comparison shopping for financial products, and more. Lowry’s manual is comprehensive and occasionally funny. Millennials will appreciate her social media references and her accounts of their contemporaries’ real-life struggles with familiar financial issues. Non-millennials will find excellent, if basic, financial counsel. getAbstract recommends Lowry’s advice to people seeking mastery over his or her money, especially millennials.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to take control of your finances,
- Why you should make a budget, and
- What saving and investing can do for you.
About the Author
Erin Lowry is a personal finance expert and is also the author of Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner’s Guide to Leveling-Up Your Money. She’s been featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and on Fox & Friends.