MTI129: Millennial Money Decisions, with Amanda Abella


MTI129: Millennial Money Decisions, with Amanda Abella

Millennials are probably right to be scared of the market since they have witnessed some really bad experiences.

Our guest today, Amanda Abella, answers the question, “What would you tell millennials to get them into investing?”

Amanda is a millennial herself. She spends and saves with a “Values-Based Spending” approach to budgeting. Every decision is based on her core value: Freedom. If it doesn’t help her find freedom, she doesn’t spend the money.

She also thinks it is really smart to use credit cards for the points, but they are not for everyone. She talks about all the free flights and trips she gets from using credit cards.

Today’s episode is sponsored by BUZZ Index





Today’s Guest: Amanda Abella

Amanda Abella is a millennial and an author. She wrote Make Money Your Honey to help young adults to make more money and actually keep it.

You can find her blog and podcast at
Book on Amazon: Make Money Your Honey
On Twitter @AmandaAbella
And Instagram AmandaAbella

Today’s Panelists

Doug Goldstein | Rich as a King
Devin Carroll | Big Picture Retirement
Linda P. Jones | Be Wealthy and Smart
Miranda Marquit |

For a quick bio of each of our show participants, head on over to our panelists’ page.


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About our sponsor, BUZZ Index

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