Broke Millennial: Quit Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together and Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling Up Your Money are both written by Erin Lowry. Her first book was selected one of the best money books of 2017 by MarketWatch, and her writing style has been praised as refreshing and conversational. Lowry has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, CNBC, and Cheddar, as well as in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She's written for publications such as USA Today, Cosmopolitan, and Refinery29. Lowry also lectures at universities and conferences across the country on a regular basis. She spent most of her youth in Asia, but she and her husband currently live in New York City.