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Millennial money talk shouldn't be such a snooze.

 
 

It's hard to find content that is equally relevant, informative, factual and engaging. Can't a girl find financial fixes for real life without her eyes glazing over? 

That's what I want.

My name is SC. I’m a twenty-something living in the Charleston, South Carolina, region who, at any given moment, might be found with my nose in a book or dramatically re-enacting scenes from Good Will Hunting. And I started this blog out of stupidity.

Let me explain.

I felt stupid for not knowing what FICA was. Stupid for having to Google average 401(k) contributions. Stupid for feeling like I failed basic #adulting.

But the thing is, I’m not stupid.

I’m a relatively bright, college-educated, well-read individual. So why is money so hard?

Maybe it’s because this stuff just wasn’t in school. And I figure that if I’m feeling this way, I can’t be the only one.

I’m not a financial expert. But here’s what I do have: solid research skills, an insatiable curiosity, unlimited access to GIFs and parents who’ve shared a fair amount of common sense. This blog serves as a resource — a place to streamline research, improve financial literacy and foster conversations we don’t have enough.

This isn't an ultra-couponing site, and it's not all about extreme frugality.

I often opt to pay for convenience, and believe that life's luxuries range from fresh-cut flowers to world travel to time off of work. I want to understand — and take control of — my financial narrative so that I can eventually spend my money and my time exactly how I want. And, I want a place to candidly chat about our money and try to get just a little bit better with it.

I hope you’ll join me in my search for money-saving solutions and fight for financial independence. And also for the inevitable Taylor Swift references.

Adulting is hard, but saving money shouldn't be. Because we're not stupid.

Just a little MissFunctional. 

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 Hi! The name's SC and the game's money mindfulness. My deepest hopes and dreams include launching a bookstore/champagne bar, improving financial literacy and fostering candid conversations we don't have enough. Thanks for coming along for the ride!  Never miss a post — subscribe to MFM emails today!

Hi! The name's SC and the game's money mindfulness. My deepest hopes and dreams include launching a bookstore/champagne bar, improving financial literacy and fostering candid conversations we don't have enough. Thanks for coming along for the ride!

Never miss a post — subscribe to MFM emails today!

Find me frolicking in Charleston, South Carolina, or find me on Instagram: @missfunctionalmoney