#JOMO and other #millennial trends I keep falling into

So-Called Millennial

Happy 2015!

About a week before Christmas last month, I was interviewed by Julie Glum of International Business Times about millennial spending habits for the holiday season. One of the reasons I started writing about millennials is not only to correct misconceptions, but because it’s been fascinating to observe how often I’ve fallen into “millennial” trends myself.

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This year I spent a bit more for Christmas than I have in previous years. According to Bankrate.com millennials were the demographic projected to spend more than other age groups this year. Who knew?

One big reason for more spending this holiday season was because of my son– this is the first Christmas he was really able to enjoy, and hopefully remember. Another reason is because we paid off a sizable student loan back in October.

Fellow millennial blogger Erin Lowry of Broke Millennial was also interviewed for the article and also purchased more this year. “I feel like I’m…

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