LIC: Refinery29 presents Money Diaries by Lindsey Stanberry
Join us Wednesday, September 26th, at 7pm at Book Culture LIC for a discussion of Refinery29 Money Diaries by R29’s Work & Money Director, Lindsey Stanberry. Lindsey will be joined by Catey Hill, a deputy editor at Moneyish.
Does it feel like you’re NEVER going to finish paying back your student loans?
Do you spend more on coffee per month than you put into your 401(k)?
Do you avoid looking at your bank balance because it’s easier to live in denial?
The first step to getting your financial life in order is tracking what you spend.
Money Diaries, the breakout series from Refinery29, offers readers a revealing and often surprising look at the personal finances of others: what they spend, how they save, and even the purchases they hide from their partners and friends. Featuring all-new Money Diaries, valuable advice on how to get rich (and afford life in the meantime) from a handpicked team of female financial advisers, and money challenges that will save you up to $500, Refinery29 Money Diaries will empower you to take immediate control of your own money, including:
• Why budgets are bulls&!t and what to do instead
• How to make repaying your loans as painless as possible
• How to start an emergency fund even if you’re living paycheck to paycheck
• How to effectively ask for a raise and make sure you’re being paid fairly
• How to have fun without going broke
• The joy of saving for future you
With a vision of what your dream bank account balance looks like, some expert advice to help you achieve it, and the support of a powerful community with the same goal, you’ll be a step closer to taking control of not just your wallet, but your life.
As Work & Money Director at Refinery29, Lindsey Stanberry provides young women with the smart, entertaining, financial and career advice they deserve. She developed her passion for these topics after her story “How I Saved $100,000 to Buy an Apartment” massively resonated with R29 readers. Lindsey lives in Brooklyn with her frugal husband and one-year-old son.
Catey Hill is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, Worth, Seventeen, and the New York Daily News, among dozens of other publications. She is also the author of “The 30-Minute Money Plan for Moms: How to Maximize Your Family Budget in Minimal Time” (Hachette, 2018) and has appeared on such TV shows as "The Today Show," “FOX & Friends,” “CBS This Morning," “The Huckabee Show” on FOX and "The Lead With Jake Tapper" on CNN; in magazines such as Marie Claire, Allure, Cosmopolitan and Woman’s Day; and on more than 100 radio programs.
Refinery29 is the leading global media company focused on young women. They inspire, entertain, and empower their audience through optimistic and diverse storytelling, experiences, and points of view.