Kitty and Piggy of B*****s Get Riches join the PB family today. Kitty and Piggy are anonymous financial bloggers whose aim is to guide young people through their financial hurdles and careers. They do this through their fun, unique blend of sass, comedy, and bluntness. The driving force behind their wildly successful blog is their longtime friendship. Kitty and Piggy met as college roommates over a decade ago.

In this episode, you’ll hear both women’s stories about what got them interested in talking to Millennials about money and careers. They touch on their upbringing, working in corporate America, paying off debt via a side hustle, their views on retirement and why adulting is so different for Millennials.

Show Highlights

  • How to immediately stand out from the blogging crowd
  • The financial impact of being asked to lend your parents money, even as a child
  • How you can use a side hustle to pay down debt
  • FIRE – Financial Independence / Remain Employed? Retiring to create and put things out into the world, not to just stop working
  • The flaws of online retirement calculators
  • Accepting the first job offer you get out of college while continuing to look for the RIGHT job
  • The rules to adulting as a millennial
  • Overcoming your own Imposter Syndrome

Key Takeaway: Determine your values and priorities. These will help guide you through your career and financial decisions.

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