Inspiring Millennials with Stefanie O’Connell

 Stefanie O'Connell is a millennial finance expert and published author of "The Broke and Beautiful Life". Stefanie shares her advice for twenty somethings on finances and life. Before becoming a financial expert, Stefanie was an actress, and during the height of the recession circa 2009, Stefanie had a wake up call and decided her life had a new mission: #BreakingBroke. Since then she has been seen on countless publications and uses her experience and wisdom to inspire and educate others. - The Confused Millennial, Inspiring Millennials Series

Stefanie O’Connell is a financial expert, Gen Y advocate, speaker and author of the book, “The Broke and Beautiful Life.”

Stefanie started out as an actress turned blogger and now is dedicated to helping young adults achieve financial greatness, Stefanie has been nicknamed the Mindy Kaling of personal finance by The Greenwich Time. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, SUCCESS magazine, MONEY.com, The Dr. Oz Show, Fox News and ABC World News. She also works with universities, leading financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies, sharing her fresh and timely advice with their audiences.

… and if you can’t tell from that short bio of hers, she’s a beast! Plus an absolutely relatable and genuine person! Seriously, I dare you to not fall in love with her during this vlog!

This interview is PACKED with extremely valuable and actionable tips and advice for job seekers, entrepreneurs, and bloggers. If you are struggling with under earning and networking you must watch this!

During this episode we discuss:

  • Working for free (is it really worth it?)
  • The importance of having taboo money conversations with peers
  • How to build your brand equity and strategically network
  • How to overcome the “imposter syndrome”
  • Setting up multiple revenue streams as an entrepreneur, here is the link to the post she references during the interview.
  • Like last week’s interview, Kayla Buell, Stefanie also was approached by a publisher to turn her blog into a book and what that experience was like.

 

Make sure to grab her book “The Broke and Beautiful Life.”

Connect with Stefanie on her website, twitter, and Instagram or Snapchat:

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  • Katie M

    This sounds like such an interesting interview! Can’t wait to watch it later!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    <a href="http://chicincarolina.blogspot.com">chicincarolina.blogspot.com</a&gt;

  • Greta Hollar

    Such a good read. I enjoyed the episode!

    Greta | http://www.gretahollar.com

  • Shauna Allen Jordan-Dunlap

    Great interview! I love her story and it’s very motivating to hear someone talk about starting off with small beginning and persevering though tough moments! Again very motivating interviewing!

  • Gabby & Hannah

    I’ve gone to an entire talk about imposter syndrome and I didn’t even realize that I struggle with it all the time! Thanks for a very informative video and looking forward to more.

    xo, Gabby
    theswirlblog.com

  • Gabby & Hannah

    I’ve gone to an entire talk about imposter syndrome and I didn’t even realize that I struggle with it all the time! Thanks for a very informative video and looking forward to more.

    xo, Gabby
    theswirlblog.com

  • Gabby & Hannah

    I’ve gone to an entire talk about imposter syndrome and I didn’t even realize that I struggle with it all the time! Thanks for a very informative video and looking forward to more.

    xo, Gabby
    theswirlblog.com

  • Gabby & Hannah

    I’ve gone to an entire talk about imposter syndrome and I didn’t even realize that I struggle with it all the time! Thanks for a very informative video and looking forward to more.

    xo, Gabby
    theswirlblog.com

  • Adriana Nudo

    This sounds so awesome, I need to watch this ASAP!! 🙂

  • Lindsey Aleson

    This sounds awesome. I have been really into personal finance lately so perfect timing!

  • Michelle Mink

    Oh wow Stefanie is quite accomplished. I am an actress/blogger so I love that we have that part in common!

  • Audrey Madison Stowe

    amazing interview! she is so amazing!

  • Kristin Thompson

    This was a great interview! Stefanie seems great!

    Kristin
    <a href="http://www.theblushblonde.com">The Blush Blonde</a>

  • Erica Ligenza

    AWESOME interview, yet again! I absolutely love these, Rachel!!

    http://cominguprosestheblog.com

    • Thanks Erica! Excited to put yours up in a couple of weeks!

  • Hannah Madison

    Awesome!! Thanks for putting this info out here 🙂

    XO,

    Hannah from HMS Jewels
    http://www.hmsjewels.com

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