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Jennifer Barrett

Jennifer Barrett is Chief Education Officer at Acorns. She began her financial journalism career as the foreign exchange columnist for The Wall Street Journal.


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The Art of Finding Money…And Investing It – Jennifer Barrett, Acorns
Millennial Money
Living paycheck to paycheck is the reality for so many people. In fact, it might surprise you that even people who make a lot of money (well over $100,000) still live paycheck to paycheck.  Overspending doesn’t discriminate. No matter what your income is, there is always extra money lurking in your bank account waiting to be found…and put to good use. On This Podcast Episode: I’m chatting with Jennifer Barrett, Chief Education Officer at Acorns and Editor-in-Chief of Grow, about why you should consider Acorns as a must-have app on your phone. A few topics we discussed: Acorns “Found Money” feature and how that’s so important to you’re overall savings What some of the other features of Acorns are that should make you excited What’s leading the advances in financial technology and how you can take advantage of them Why starting with small investing steps can lead to big changes in your finances She shares her advice on debunking the myth that we all have to be “perfect” when it comes to our finances Shout Out to Our Sponsor: Millennial Money podcast is brought to you by Freshly. Freshly delivers fully cooked, prepared meals straight to your door. No more coming home and wondering what’s for dinner because Freshly’s team of chefs and nutritionists are here to save the day. You get to skip the shopping, chopping, and cleanup—all you have to do is heat ‘em up and BOOM, your meal is ready to eat in only 3 minutes. To try Freshly out, go to and enter code millennial to get $20 off your first week—that’s 6 meals for just $39 plus free shipping. This offer is only valid for a limited time, so go to and enter code millennial for $20 off and free shipping. Consider dinner done. Thanks for Tuning In: Thanks for tuning in to listen to this episode of Millennial Money. If you have any comments or questions about today’s episode, please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media. Also, please leave an honest review for Millennial Money on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and much appreciated! You’re awesome! Want More: Shannah on Twitter Shannah on Instagram Disclosure: The opinions voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. To determine which investment(s) and financial strategies may be appropriate for you, consult your financial adviser prior to investing. There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes.    
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Brooklyn, NY, USA
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27 minutes, 31 seconds