The 2020s bring myself and other Millennials well into adulthood. Many of us are still struggling to gain financial independence, even though we feel it should have fallen into our laps already. There are a handful of complex (and some not-so-complex) reasons that women in their 20s and 30s continue to depend on others for financial security. We’re relying on our parents, our partners, or lines of credit to help make ends meet.
I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to break free and gain financial independence. I’ve been working hard to curb unnecessary spending and make smart choices for my future. Here’s my guide on how Millennial women can take hold of their finances and become independent.