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Stefanie O’Connell

Stefanie O’Connell
Stefanie O’Connell is a financial expert, Gen Y advocate, speaker and author of the book, The Broke and Beautiful Life.

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Pursue These Smart Money Goals as You Get Older

By Stefanie O’Connell | September 24, 2019

Each life stage typically comes with new financial challenges and considerations, so we’re breaking down the most important money move to make in each decade to help guide your next steps no matter your age.

5 Serious Money Lessons for New Solopreneurs

By Stefanie O’Connell | December 10, 2018

Managing money as a small business owner presents a unique set of financial challenges that extend far beyond the basics of personal finance.


How to Change Your Beliefs About Money

By Stefanie O’Connell | August 9, 2018

It’s OK to like money. Be a proud earner and reclaim ownership of your income potential.

3 Smart Tips to Improve Your Finances This Year

By Stefanie O’Connell | January 3, 2018

Take the financial steps necessary to afford your dreams.

Do Your Financial Goals Spark Joy?

By Stefanie O’Connell | November 10, 2017

Redirect your financial habits toward supporting your long-term happiness. 

3 Ways to Avoid the Lifestyle Comparison Trap

By Stefanie O’Connell | September 27, 2017

Instead of getting caught up in the pursuit of more, realign your resources with the things you care most about. 

4 Tips for When Your Dream Job Doesn’t Pay Enough

By Stefanie O’Connell | August 21, 2017

The real danger is liking your job so much that you’re willing to compromise what your time is worth to continue doing it.

3 Couples Spill on How They Split Finances

By Stefanie O’Connell | July 5, 2017

Despite changing social norms, economic roles and generational shifts, the golden rule of relationship success still stands when it comes to managing money: Talk about it!

4 Ways to Create Financial Security Without Salary Certainty

By Stefanie O’Connell | May 22, 2017

No. 1: Calculate your make-or-break number

Have Grit, Get Rich

By Stefanie O’Connell | March 27, 2017

A growth mindset is the key to financial freedom.