January’s Top 10 Most Popular Posts for Millennials

Every month, Rockstar Finance rounds up 10 must-read personal finance posts for millennials. If you're over the mainstream money articles but need help navigating the blogosphere, you're in the right spot. Rockstar Finance is the online museum of the best personal finance articles on the web, so they know what's good!

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1. Why Splurging Isn’t Always A Bad Thing by Mad Money Monster

“Not only am I going to tell you it’s okay to not be frugal at times, I’m also going to tell you it’s okay to spend frivolously – occasionally.”


2. Why I’m Not Sad That I’m Frugal – Frugal Doesn’t Mean Boring by Making Sense of Cents

“Being frugal isn’t always what happens when you are out of options.”


3. How to Retire in 10 Years or Less by Millennial Money

“With the benefit of hindsight, I’ll share what I consider to be the key steps to retiring as soon as possible — taking the best of what worked for me combined with what I wish I had done differently.”


4. Why You Should Speak Up About Your Money Struggles by Rebel With a Plan

“The path of personal growth is rarely a linear and comfortable route.”


5. I Suck at Most Things by Mr. Free at 33

“Spending too much time trying to improve things which just do not naturally play to your strengths may end up frustrating and limiting you.”


6. Should Schools Keep Pushing Kids Towards College? by Millennial Money Man

“The problem is that our education system mistakenly intertwines the messages of, ‘Follow your dreams, you can be anything you want', and, ‘Go to college; it’s the only way to be successful.' ”


7. Cost of Commuting Calculator by Transportation Evolved

“What if I told you that reducing the amount you drive or getting rid of your car entirely could quite literally be the most important financial decision of your life?”


8. How to “Make It to the Top” in Your Career, Without Climbing the Corporate Ladder by Wealth Rehab

“[This candidate] wasn’t anywhere near the top. He would have needed binoculars to see the top. He wasn’t even a manager yet.”


9. What the Rich do Differently: 61 Habits that Foster Wealth and Success by Get Rich Slowly

“These attitudes and habits can be learned. They can be applied to our own lives, allowing us to build better futures.”


10. Retire at 70? No Thank You! by Dash 2 Retire

“Suze [Orman] lays out 3 steps to make sure that you keep working to 70. In contrast, I’ve laid out three countersteps to make sure that you don’t.”


Related: December's Top 10 Most Popular Posts for Millennials

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