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Aug 22, 2023

Ever wondered how to enjoy big events like a Taylor Swift concert without sinking into debt? Shannon Terrell is a renowned writer for NerdWallet Canada and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. Her work has been featured in prominent publications like Black Enterprise, Finder, and Yahoo! Finance, and she joins the show today to share insights into the financial implications of major events like concerts for fans and attendees.

As the excitement builds for Taylor Swift's 2024 tour, Shannon Terrell offers an insider's perspective on NerdWallet, as well as how to navigate ticket challenges, avoid scams, and make the most of your concert experience without overspending. From budget-friendly travel tips to the real value of concert merchandise, we've got you covered!

"The last thing you want after spending that kind of money is to be ripped off or scammed.” - Shannon Terrell

This Week on Young Money:

  • A day in the life of Shannon Terrell and an inside look into NerdWallet.
  • The frenzy around Taylor Swift's upcoming 2024 tour and the challenges of securing tickets.
  • Tips to avoid scams when buying tickets outside of official platforms.
  • Budget-friendly advice for attending concerts, including savings on meals, flights, transportation, and accommodation.
  • How to transform your concert trip into a memorable vacation without overspending.
  • The allure of concert merchandise: Is it worth the splurge?
  • Essential budgeting tips and strategies for concert-goers.

Key takeaways:

  1. Plan ahead and budget for big events like concerts to avoid financial strain.
  2. Be cautious of scams and always use trusted platforms for ticket purchases.
  3. Make informed decisions about concert-related expenses, from merchandise to travel.
  4. Enjoy the experience without compromising your financial well-being.

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