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Broke Girl in the City

About Broke Girl in the City

It’s tough living and working in the city. Rents are high. Then you have bills and commuting on top. Broke Girl in the City offers top tips on how to lead your best life even when on a budget. It is about thriving not just surviving in life.

Founder & Editor

Marie Ellis is the Founder & Editor of brokegirlinthecity.com. Having worked in hospitality and entertainment (bars/nightclubs), as well as film & TV. Her social media accounts are littered with photos of her on the red carpet, film Premieres, & parties. She also has a penchant for cava. Having amassed a massive 35k worth of debt. Marie has since paid this off and wants to pass on her top tips on money as well as how to live your best life!

Broke Girl in the City in the media:

BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live Contributor

A regular contributor to BBC Radio 5 Live. I chat with Laura Whitmore on BBC Radio 5 offering my top tips on money and fun things to do on a budget!

Mrs Crunch Website of the Week, The Sun

Broke Girl in the City featured as Website of the Week, offering my Top 3 Tips for saving money.

BBC Feature: WageDay Advance: Tiny payout for borrowers mis-sold payday loans

BBC featured a story about Wage Day Advance and payday loans.

10+ Fantastic And Frugal Socialising Hacks In The City

Marie Ellis of Broke Girl In The City is an expert when it comes to frugal socialising in London, but her tips can be applied in many other cities across the UK. A feature I wrote for The Female Money Doctor.

Joleisa ran a series of interviews interviewing money bloggers to find out about the money failures they had before they became money savvy.  My interview.


Podcast with Any from Clever With Cash

Chat with Andy and other UK Money Bloggers about How to Shop.

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Restore Podcast with Eoin Walker

“In this conversation, we talk about Marie’s top tips on navigating debt and the power of micro habits in getting back on track with the finances. We also look at how money matters can spiral out of control and then dissect how Marie beat the problem with her healthy approach to financial practices.”