Episode 32: How to Stop Being a Broke Millennial with Erin Lowry
This week I sat down with millennial money expert and author, Erin Lowry.
Erin Lowry is a millennial personal finance expert and the founder of BrokeMillennial.com. She’s also the author of “BROKE MILLENNIAL: Stop Scraping by and Get Your Financial Life Together.” Lowry has contributed to Forbes, Business Insider, New York Magazine’s The Cut and U.S. News & World Report. Some of her insights have been featured by outlets including: CNBC, Fox & Friends, CBS Sunday Morning, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and Marketplace Money. Lowry lives in New York City with her spunky rescue dog Mosby.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE:
Why your money story doesn’t always have to be from “rags to riches”
Questions to ask to confirm you have a gold star in personal finance
What backwards planning is when it comes to your money
Some of the roadblocks Millennials are facing when it comes to their finances and how to overcome them.
Considerations for starting today instead of delaying for the future and how compound interest works in your favor.
How your parents and family have influenced your thoughts and beliefs around money.
How social media has helped in aiding conversations about money.
Whether Millennials are scared of the stock market and where the real issues are.
Episode 01: Welcome to the Work Your Wealth Podcast
Welcome to the first episode of the Work Your Wealth Podcast, a weekly podcast for those wanting to make smarter choices with their money.
Featuring expert interviews with leading authors, business owners and professionals, the Work Your Wealth Podcast will give you the education, confidence and clarity around your finances that you deserve. If you’re ready to use your money to live a life you love, this show is for you.
I’m your host, Mary Beth Storjohann. I’m a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, the Founder of Workable Wealth, where I serve as a financial planner and accountability partner in working to help clients in their 20s-40s across the country make smart, educated choices with their money.
I’ve been named as a “Top 40 Under 40” financial planner by Investment News, one of “10 young Advisors to Watch” by Financial Advisor Magazine, and one of “10 of the Best Personal Finance Experts on Twitter.” I frequently appear on NBC as a financial expert and my expertise has been featured in Glamour, Women’s Health, Brides, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes, and more. You can connect with me via Instagram, on Facebook, or via Twitter.
In this inaugural episode of the Work Your Wealth Podcast, I talk about why I created this show, share a bit about my background, and explain who this podcast is for and what you can expect each time you join me here.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE:
Introduction to me, Mary Beth Storjohann and the Work Your Wealth Podcast.
How I ended up in a career as a Financial Planner and started Workable Wealth.