So Money - Episode 107

Stefanie O’Connell

Author of The Broke and Beautiful Life

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We have the Mindy Kaling of personal finance on the show! Stefanie O’Connell is a Millennial money expert, author and entrepreneur whose primary focus is keeping the discussion of finance simple, honest, and real.  Stefanie’s writing has earned her a reputation for practical frugality, witty story telling, and a commitment to living a big life on a small budget. She and her work have been featured on such major media outlets as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and USA Today.

Through her blog, thebrokeandbeautifullife.combook, and appearances, she hopes to spread financial literacy nationwide – empowering people of all ages, in all professions and at all income levels to maximize their money and achieve financial freedom.

A few takeaways from our time with Stefanie:

— The challenges and opportunities facing Millennials today

— How she coaches people to see that, as she says, “a beautiful like is not something that’s bought. It’s something that’s savored.”

— How a career in acting served as her financial wake up call

If you’d like to learn more about Stefanie, visit and follow her on Twitter @brokeandbeau.

My favorite quote from the interview: “A beautiful life isn’t something that’s bought, it’s something that’s savoured.” – click to tweet

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