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About the Author
ERIN LOWRY is a millennial personal finance expert, writer, and speaker. She founded BrokeMillennial.com as a way to reach her fellow millennials who are struggling to understand basic personal finance concepts. Lowry’s writing has appeared in New York Magazine, Forbes, and U.S. News and World Report, and on Business Insider and Thought Catalog. Some of her many opinions have been featured in USA Today and The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS Sunday Morning, NBC News, Refinery29, Marketplace Money, and Mashable. Lowry lives in New York City with her spunky rescue dog, Mosby.