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Taylor Swift Just Weighed In On That Viral Tweet About Washing Legs In The Shower

By Kelli Boyle
Every day is an adventure when your work is reliant on the internet. Take this Taylor-Swift-leg-washing thing, for example. Never during my four years of studying journalism in college did I think I would one day find myself writing about an…

This Job Will Pay You $10,000 For An Overseas Summer Vacay, So Grab Your Passport

By Lara Walsh
It's not every day that you can travel for free, let alone get paid to go jet-setting around the world. That is, unless you're an aspiring "Sun-tern" slash photographer who wants "to travel across the country and capture the sun in all its glory,"…

Elizabeth Warren's Student Debt Proposal Could Have A Major Impact

By Shelby Black
Before we all know it, the 2020 presidential election will be in full force, and candidates are already announcing their goals to change the United States. While some nominees are touring the country to speak to the public, Sen. Elizabeth Warren…

If You're A Millennial Who's Trying To Save Money, You Can Easily Relate To These 9 Struggles

By Rachel Chapman
When it comes to saving money, the struggle is all too real. It's like your bank account and your 20s really want to be best friends, but somehow, are just never on the same page. You're trying to stay above your student loan debt, while also…

A New Study Finds Millennials Are Waiting Longer To Get Married For This Reason

By Christy Piña
For some, there are countless reasons to put off marriage until later in life, like being established in careers or being able to buy a home. But a new study by Bankrate has further confirmed a question every student loan-paying person has probably…

This Study Takes Apart A Big Myth About Money & Millennials Living At Home

By Hannah Golden
As of 2016, almost a third of millennials were living with their parents, per U.S. Census Bureau data (though let's hope that number has changed in the two-plus years since). But while common-sense budgeting may have prompted flocks of young people…

It's OK If Your Partner Makes More Money Than You & Here's Why

By Griffin Wynne
You and your boo may have a ton in common. Maybe you like eating the same food, renting the same movies, or watching the same poorly produced local car commercial. Similarities aside, you may be on totally different pages when it comes to money. And…

Student Loan Debt In The U.S. Has Hit A Record High

By Shelby Black
Over the past decade, attending colleges and universities has become progressively more difficult, not to mention expensive. Well, sadly it doesn't look like this latter problem is going to get any easier, because our collective student loan debt…

7 Free Winter Dates That Are So Romantic, You'll Shine As Brightly As The Tinsel

By Theresa Holland
A winter romance can seriously be the best thing ever. You've got someone to snuggle up with when it's cold, you've got someone to buy a holiday gift for, and you've got standing Friday night plans — yassss! But the cost of going out with your bae…

Disney's Oh My Disney '90s Flashback Collection High-Key Just Cleared My Acne & Watered My Crops

By Theresa Massony
Hello, and happy Monday! If you're already in need of a beginning-of-week pick-me-up, well, same. I feel you. And boy, have I got the pick-me-up for you. (Thank god. I've only been awake for seven hours, and I'm already done with today.) This week's…

Experts Reveal How To Get Better At Multitasking If Your To-Do List Is Overwhelming

By Jordan Bissell
Thanks to looming student loan debt, divisive politics, and the general "WTF" nature of 2018, it can be increasingly easy to get swept up in the anxieties that seem to be lurking just about everywhere these days. Add to these sweeping problems an…

If You Feel Stressed AF All The Time, You'll Find Comfort In These 6 Everyday Things

By Julia Guerra
You know how, when someone asks how you're doing, the almost automatic response is “good,” “fine,” or basically anything neutral-sounding that cuts the time you spend engaging in small talk by half? Well, as much as I think you and I should feel…

Here's What Happened After This Girl Learned Her BF Was Cheating In A Viral Tweet

By Candice Jalili
I very firmly believe in the power of women. For instance, I never really worry about my boyfriend cheating on me. And, of course, part of that has to do with the fact that I implicitly trust him. But the other part of it has to do with the fact…

This Student Loan Official Slammed The Trump Admin For "Abandoning" Students

By Shelby Black
On Monday, Aug. 27, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an organization that oversees consumer protection from predatory or harmful financial practices, lost a huge official from their team. While resignations from the Trump…

This House Bill Is Proposing Tuition-Free College & It Would Bring Big Changes If Passed

By Hannah Golden
Democrats in the House have introduced a higher education bill that may change the game for those who have yet to embark on their college careers. Tuition-free college is apparently on the table in the new bill. The Aim Higher Act was rolled on…

People Are Tweeting #SignsYouAreAMillennial & TBH, I Can Relate To All Of Them

By Collette Reitz
By definition, a millennial is someone who was born sometime between the early 1980s and the mid-1990s. You hear plenty of talk about the millennial generation in the news, and most of it is not too complimentary. I'm sure you've heard that…

Asking If There Should Be More Millennials In Congress Misses A Much More Vital Question

By Hannah Golden
On Tuesday, June 26, the world of U.S. politics was upended when a 28-year-old Latina ousted longtime Democratic incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th congressional district. The win for first-time candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which…

If You're Doing These 5 Things In Your Life RN, Science Says You're Officially Adulting

By Julia Guerra
Whoever coined the phrase “time flies when you’re having fun” wasn’t kidding, because it feels like just yesterday that summer vacation meant lying out by the pool and hanging out with my besties all day, every day, for three months straight. Now…

Meet The Millennial Lobbyist Fighting For Young Americans On Capitol Hill

By Shelby Black
It’s undeniable that all over the world, young people are making waves. From gun control to higher education, the millennial generation has proven itself as one that shouldn’t be underestimated. From taking action on issues like gun control to…

Science Says Millennials Think It's "Too Much Effort" To Go Out & You're Damn Right It Is

By Julia Guerra
My time to be a party girl came and went during my junior year of college when, fresh out of a long-distance relationship, I decided to “let loose” and join my friends at frat parties every Tuesday night. We also got thirsty on Thursdays, and it was…

Negotiating Your First Salary Seems Scary, But It Doesn't Have To Be

By Hannah Golden
"When I got my first job, I was so over the moon that I honestly didn't even care what the offer was or what it included — I just wanted to work," Kylie, age 29, tells Elite Daily. Most people know they should ask their employers for more money, but…

Student Loans Are Rough, But There Are Different Ways To Pay Them Off

By Joseph Milord
First comes the countdown to graduation, then comes another suspenseful period: the six-month grace period of loan deferment. For many students who are inching closer towards receiving their degrees and have the common misfortune of student debt,…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Are Least Likely To Want Kids, So Respect Their Decision

By Roya Backlund
Although the "traditional" thing to do has always been getting married and having kids, not all of us are so thrilled by the idea. Some, especially amongst the millennial age bracket, have decided to go a different route. Many are saddled by the…

10 Memes To Send Your Single Friends On V-Day, Because You're All In This Together

By Cosmo Luce
The best part of being single on Valentine's Day? It's an opportunity to show yourself and those around you a ton of love that would otherwise be poured into a significant other. Boring! The whole universe is your significant other, and the best way…

Hillary Clinton Thanked "Activist B*tches" & Twitter Has Mixed Feelings

By Carolyn Bernucca
Although she did not win the 2016 election, many Americans continue to look to Hillary Clinton for guidance and wisdom in times of hardship and distress. In the last few weeks alone, we've dealt with an unsatisfactory plan for Dreamers, a government…

The Tax Plan Isn’t As Bad For Student Loans As We Thought, But You Should Still Prepare

By Lisa Dunn
When Republicans passed the final version of the tax bill on Wednesday, Dec. 20, they promised a radical overhaul of the tax code on behalf of average Americans. That bill, to the surprise of many, has maintained many essential deductions that were…

Escape From Awkward Situations Over Winter Break With This Full-Body Scarf

By Allanah Dykes
Just when I think I've seen it all, life comes full circle and surprises me once more. I own a lot of cold weather items, more than I actually need, but I feel like nothing I have compares to Dukyana's Giant Scarf. This mammoth winter accessory…

7 New Year's Resolutions To Make With Your Best Friends When The Ball Drops

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
A new year will be here before you know it, and if you lagged a little bit on last year's promise, you have some making up to do. You're a team player, so you're probably wondering what New Year's resolutions to make with your friends in order for…

Here's Where You Can Buy iPhone 8 If You're OK With Standing In Really Long Lines

By Brittany Leitner
Apple's chief executive officer, Tim Cook, called iPhone 8 "a huge step forward for the iPhone," at the Sept. 12 keynote address, made earlier today. You may be wondering how a tech brand, which has basically taken over the world and made itself an…

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Mom That Will Help You Survive Your 20s

By Marquaysa Battle
Listening to your mom isn't always a fun experience, especially when she's scolding you for doing something crazy. Or when she's reminding you to do something you don't want to do for the millionth time. Still, the older I get, the more I value what…

Millennials Who Marry For Love Are Dumb, According To New Research

By Lisa Dunn
Millennials have been called many things over the years: Lazy. Entitled. Snowflakes. Unrepentant murderers of respectable chains like Applebee's. All the while, we're dealing with sky-high student debt, stagnating wages, and increasing healthcare…

Betsy DeVos' Sued By 19 Attorney Generals Over Student Loan Protections

By Lisa Dunn
Higher education is more expensive than it's ever been, rising at an average rate of 6 percent above inflation -- but many Americans still value higher education and believe it's the best means of improving economic circumstances. And many…

PSA: The Unicorn Trend Won't Change The Fact That Our World Is Garbage

By Rosey Baker
If Twitter is any indication of our collective consciousness, last week's launch of the Unicorn Frapp at Starbucks really sent a lot of us over the edge. People were not pleased. One of my friends bought one and had it ruined by a total stranger who…

Here's Why You Need To Stop Complaining About Your Student Loans

By Danielle Koban
College may be the time of our lives, but the aftermath, not so much. Student loans suck. A lot of graduates know this struggle, myself included. I have way more than the average $30k in student loans most students are said to have after…

Here's How Taking Out Student Loans Will Hurt You More Than You Expect It To

By Pritom Das
We're now used to the idea we have to get a student loan in order to go to college, but evidence shows student loans should be avoided at all costs. The government has been suing colleges, claiming they're predatory lenders. If you think about this…

9 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Save Tons Of Money On Your Summer Trip

By Shannon Ullman
I've been traveling consistently for the past 11 years. I went on trips all throughout college, and then I lived abroad for about three years after that. Thinking about all of the money I've spent on travel kind of makes me cringe. I never took the…

You're Not Actually 'Adulting' If You Aren't Already Doing These 8 Things

By Shannon Ullman
If you're a millennial, the word “adulting” is probably in your vocabulary (whether you like it or not). From actually saving some of your money to refraining from drinking all weekend, every weekend, adulting should be on your agenda by the time…

12 Better Ways To Spend The Money Secret Service Dropped On Trump’s Golf Carts

By Alexandra Svokos
The Secret Service has to spend a TREMENDOUS amount of money on President Donald Trump's frequent trips to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Each weekend trip costs about $3 million. Next week will mark the sixth time the president has spent $3…

Internet Drags Girl For Unrelatable Hacks To Pay Off $220K Loan Debt In 3 Years

By Amanda Fama
Unless you paid your way through college or went to school on a scholarship, you're probably facing some pretty hefty student loans right now. Unfortunately, there isn't much you can do when Sallie Mae is hunched over your shoulder like a…

5 Reasons Living At Home After College Is The Smartest Thing You Can Do

By Fabiana Buontempo
I don't know if the rest of ya'll feel the same way, but for me, it seems like all of my peers immediately moved out from their parents' house as soon as they graduated college. And I get it, because it's pretty much the normal thing to do. Heck,…

The Typical Salary For Millennials Will Make You Feel Less Alone About Being Broke

By John Haltiwanger
Millennials -- the generation born roughly between 1981 and 1997 -- were hit especially hard by the Great Recession, perhaps more so than any other generation. Many graduated from college or high school when the financial crisis hit its worst point.…

Governor Hopeful Pens Post Detailing 'Group Sex' And Sex With Married Women'

By Alexandra Svokos
Noah Dyer bones. And he wants to be governor of Arizona. Dyer, who has not held public office before and is running as a Democrat, disclosed his sexual history on his campaign website in an effort to be transparent. His campaign site features a…

Don't Judge Millennials For Finding Adulting So Hard

By Conor Matchett
Millennials have been complaining a lot about “adulting” lately. The term has caught steam online, and has started entering daily vocabulary. In short, adulting is the concept of completing the responsibilities an adult is expected to handle, from…

Someone Figured Out The Chances Of You Dating Taylor Swift, Based On Your Looks

By Eitan Levine
Here are the odds that you become King of the Starbucks lovers. Listen, we all wanna boink famous people. It's as close to a universal want as society will ever experience. Rich, poor, Democrat, Republican, my mother, children, NHL players -- it…

How To Save Money For Travel When You're Still Paying Off Student Loan Debt

By Anum Yoon
If you're one of the 40 million Americans currently working hard to pay off some big student loans, the fact that you're not alone might not be all that comforting. After all, there are lots of other things you want to do with your cash, so it's…

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Paying For Travel Over Student Loan Debt

By Dayana Aleksandrova
Ah, student loan debt, the reality all too familiar to most of us who get as creative as possible in avoiding the dreaded payment date (show of hands: who here has tried to fake their own death yet?). I've personally toyed a lot with this one, in…

Thanks, Obama: How The First President I Voted For Shaped My Whole Life

By John Haltiwanger
The first time I heard the name Barack Obama, I was a junior in high school and sitting in my AP US Government class. It was 2004 and my teacher, Richard Burns, made what felt like a bold prediction at the time. He said he believed Obama could be…

Why My Goals In 2017 Don't Include Finding Love

By Sara Caliva
Yes, 2016 was a bitch of a year. We've had countless celebrities pass away, an election that feels devastating for many of us, horrible violence against each other in this country, horrible violence in other countries and the list goes on. The year…

6 Financial Tips For The Savvy Millennial To Try In The New Year

By Shannon Ullman
Out of touch with reality -- the phrase used to describe millennials ALL the time. While we may be obsessed with tech and love experiences over buying things that our parents swear bring “stability,” we aren't exactly out of touch with the “real”…

5 High-Paying Jobs You Can Land Without Having Years Of Experience

By Conor Matchett
If you are a Millennial looking for work, you've probably dealt with that annoying "experience" trap. Employers wants you to have experience, but it's impossible to get experience because no one will hire you. Too many Millennials have found out far…