May’s Top 10 Most Popular Posts for Millennials

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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. 13 Reasons You’re Still Not Investing For Retirement…and How to Fix It! by Life and My Finances

“Suddenly, you know you’re just screwed and you’ll be wishing (like all of the current 50 year-olds) that you started investing in your 20’s.”

 

2. When Having Too Much Money Is Bad by The Frugal Gene 

“Becoming rich can mean losing old friends over time because it’s harder and harder to relate once the divide begins and compounds. There are fewer people who you can trust and empathize with and with that, a certain sense of isolation is bound to happen. ”

 

3. The Unexpected Reason Why It’s Easier for the Rich to Save and Harder for the Poor by The Give and Get

“But sometime after seeing my mom donate those clothes, something clicked for me. Yes, I was wearing cheap hand-me-down clothes. But I also never had to worry about where I was sleeping for the night. I never had to worry about where my next meal would come from. I never had to worry about getting new clothes.”

 

4. A Letter to My Unborn Daughter about Money, Self-Worth, and Purpose by The Budgetnista Blog

“Although I won’t be giving you a loan of one million dollars, I’ll be giving you something even better; knowledge from my life experiences. This is the knowledge my parents passed down to me and now I’m passing it on to you.”

 

5. 250+ Proven Ways to Make Extra Money in 2018: The Ultimate Guide by Side Hustle Nation

“There’s gold in this list. I haven’t personally tested ALL of them, but I’ve used several of the ideas below to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past decade. Seriously.”

 

6. The Worst Financial Mistake of My Life by Partners in Fire

“The worst financial mistake of my life was getting involved with an alcoholic. And then staying with that alcoholic for over five years. I kind of consider it one big never-ending mistake, since it was the mistake that kept on giving. I was stupid, I didn’t know how serious of a thing alcoholism was, and I thought that I could help a friend.”

 

7. How a Journal Completely Changed My Finances by Budgets are Sexy

“I just started writing. You can do that. You can start right now. Don’t think. Just write.”

 

8. How Healthcare Sharing Programs Compare To Traditional Health Insurance by Kitces.com

“This provides an in-depth explanation of what healthcare sharing programs here, a review of the most popular healthcare sharing programs and ministries, why healthcare sharing programs are not for everyone and the kinds of situations where they might at least be considered.”

 

9. How Learning To Cook Can Make You A Millionaire by Chief Mom Officer

“Did you ever think that cooking yourself could make you a millionaire? Believe it or not, it can. Let’s talk about how learning to prepare good food at home can generate enough savings to become a millionaire.”

 

10. 5 Life Lessons from West Point: Knowledge Taught by a Boot Up the Ass by MSoLife

“The four years I spent at the United States Military Academy were amongst the most grueling and challenging years of my life. There were several times when I thought “I can’t go on anymore, this is my breaking point.” These moments of vulnerability and the ability to persevere beyond them taught me some of the most valuable lessons in life.”

 

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

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