When you think about life-changing money, a million-dollar lottery win or huge inheritance come to mind. But it turns out that, at least for millennials, a smaller amount would really make a difference. According to data collected by SelfLender and OnePoll, most people between the ages of 19 and 39 say they only need $5,000 to change their current circumstances.
But how? Here, four millennials who got an unexpected $5,000 windfall talk about how they used it to change their lives.

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