13 Things Millennials Do With Their Money (Instead of Buying $19 Avo Toast)

Let’s talk about how out of touch Avocado Toast man really is when it comes to millennials and money. I've compiled a short list of what millennials are doing with their hard-earned cash instead.

  1. Pay off student loans

  2. Save for a down payment

  3. Contribute to an emergency fund

  4. Travel the world

  5. Buy groceries

  6. Save for retirement

  7. Invest in the stock market

  8. Donate to causes we believe in

  9. Buy stationary to write thank-you notes to mentors

  10. Pay Wi-Fi bill for our online side-hustles

  11. Attend networking events

  12. Purchase best-selling self-development books

  13. Buy a toaster to make avocado toast at home 

What would you add to this list? Comment below! And if you're looking for a way to better manage your finances — complete with cash back and bill negotiation — download the free Trim app! 


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