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About Erin Millard

About Erin Millard

Erin is the Brand and Community Manager for Wherewithal, and she's passionate about helping millennials take control of their financial situation. Erin is no stranger to student loan debt and the never-ending quest for balance between saving, paying off debt, and investing for the future. She loves spreadsheets, cats, reading, and telling people they're awesome.

How to Save Money On Your Cell Phone Bill

These days, almost everyone has a smart phone. If you don’t, you’re considered the odd one out in any social situation. Plus, “dumb” phones don’t always offer the best value these days.

Unfortunately, smart phones come with a high cost. Between the actual price of the phone and the data plans they come with, you could easily be looking at a monthly bill of $100 or more, just for yourself!

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How to Plan Ahead With Your Budget

How often do you really plan ahead with your expenses? Do you take it month by month, or more like week by week? Do things like doctors appointments, car maintenance, and birthdays take you by surprise and put a cramp in your budget?

It’s not fun when things pop up that you actually should have anticipated, but it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks when we’re all so busy just trying to keep up with the day-to-day.

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The Art of the Staycation

With summer just around the corner, you may be in the mood to take a vacation. But what happens when you can’t afford a proper trip away?

Many people choose to have a staycation, but they’re not always thrilled with the prospect of staying home. Of course, going overseas, to the mountains, or to the beach might sound more enticing. However, if you’re trying to stretch your dollars, a staycation is your best bet, and they don’t have to be boring!

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