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How to Recover from a Financial Crisis: Five Steps

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 01.20.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Drawing on my own financial experience -- and learnings from the Live Richer Challenge and Millennial Next Door -- I can offer five keys to recovering from financial crisis.

Millennials Are Redefining Success - Why the Rest of Us Should Pay Attention

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.16.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Sometimes stereotypes become so widely accepted that nobody takes a step back to actually examine the sweeping generalizations to see if they hold any truth. This is especially true of millennials.

It's Past Time We Invested in Young Workers

Liz Shuler | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics
Liz Shuler

Free, high-quality public higher education. Expanded apprenticeship programs. Jobs that pay living wages. Workplaces that are free of discrimination. Strong union rights. Don't those sound great?

5 Things To Do If You Don't Have A Spring Internship

FindSpark | Posted 01.14.2015 | College
FindSpark

It may seem like everyone around you has a spring internship and is therefore an infinite number of steps ahead of you. That isn't necessarily true and does not make you a failure.

Engaged on the Leading Edge: Three Reasons Millennials Are Ideal for Recruitment

Ilya Zeldin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Ilya Zeldin

Millennials are much more engaged than they are usually given credit for, and they have advantages over workers from older generations. Here are three reasons Millennials could be a critical part of your company's success.

2015 in Music: Bright Young Stars Revitalizing Traditional Form of Mexican Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Del Records recording artists Regulo Caro and Luis Coronel are putting regional Mexican music on the U.S. map.

In the Words of the Beatles, 'Help!'

Vin Testa | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
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Vin Testa

I have faith in my generation's ability to lead and prosper. Though our struggles today are much more different, and technologically advanced, than the ones that came before us, we are still overcoming our own obstacles.

An Open Letter to Millennials

Stephanie Gates | Posted 01.12.2015 | Religion
Stephanie Gates

I hear you're living in your parents' basements, watching reality TV, and waiting for the perfect job to land in your lap. But the real you? The Millennials I talk to every day? You're nothing like that. I need you, Millennials. I need you to remind me that change is still possible, and darkness will never win in the end.

Millennials, Nostalgia, And Urban Preservation: Why We Clamor For A Past We Never Had

OpedSpace | Posted 01.09.2015 | College
OpedSpace

Since existential anxiety is the driving force behind our fixation on memory, the buck ends where our anxiety is assuaged. In our case: at surface level.

2015 Welcomes Generation X!

David Kanegis | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As the last of the baby boomers turn 50, the first of your cohort now share that privilege. The only bad news -- the oldest of you will soon lose the coveted distinction of being advertiser's target market!

America's White Millennial Problem: Why the Next Generation Might Not Be a Liberal One

Sean McElwee | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

While the "millennial" generation has widely been seen as the key to future of Democratic successes, there are reasons to believe that the liberalism of millennials, at least on certain key issues, has been overstated.

How I'm Surviving in Survival Mode During a Severe Depression Relapse

Patrice Bendig | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Patrice Bendig

Looking back, the cause of that depression was my inability to let myself take time to process major life events. Coming back from that dark place required months of work in therapy, adjusting my medications and learning how to be more honest about my feelings.

So, What Do You Do?

Molly Fosco | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Molly Fosco

Why do we start to hate our birthdays in our late 20s? The answer might seem obvious. We're not satisfied with we're careers, we still haven't found the love of our life, we haven't lost those few extra pounds we swore would be gone by now... But has it always been that way? Did our parents feel an impending sense of doom come their 27th birthday?

The Importance of World AIDS Day

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

This World AIDS Day, we recognize the importance of prevention and bringing an end to this disease by knowing one's HIV/AIDS status through getting tested regularly and often. The hope for an HIV-free world rests on all of our shoulders.

The Hard Truth About the Current State of Soft Skills in the U.S.

Laura Berger | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

The tradeoff between hard and soft skills appear to be most at play in professional capacities such as accounting, finance and law, where people are trained and hired for their extreme analytical capabilities.

Community Colleges Continue to Step Up Their Game

Dr. Robert L. Breuder | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Dr. Robert L. Breuder

The following post is a modified version of an article written by College of DuPage President Dr. Robert L. Breuder and printed in an internal newslet...

The 3 Biggest Surprises of Living in Detroit

Laura Hogikyan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Detroit
Laura Hogikyan

Detroit is admittedly a tough place. Those who choose to be here grasp life at its deepest level. And the energy Detroit has isn't something you can pinpoint. If you go around looking for it, you won't find it because you can't really see it.

Who Are Millennial Travelers and What Do They Want?

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Mark Chesnut

The term "Millennial" is thrown around a lot nowadays. Roughly, it refers to the generation of people born anywhere between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. It's a big group of people, and they're just now starting to enter their prime traveling years. But what does this generation of younger travelers really want when it comes to hotels?

Millennials Need to Vote -- For Themselves and Their Country

Matt Camarda | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Matt Camarda

To millennials (and most Americans), politics looks ugly, privileged and -- worst of all -- useless. The problem is that politics affects us whether or not we're engaged, and by not voting, millennials perpetuate a vicious cycle of apathy and cynicism that too many are happy to exploit.

The Struggle: 20 Things I've Learned Since Being Single

Lourdes Duarte | Posted 12.29.2014 | Miami
Lourdes Duarte

As someone that was wifed up for the entirety of her 20s, it was pretty damn disorienting being pushed into Miami's dating pool. It's shallow. It's mu...

The Top Financial Concerns of the Urban, Educated Millennial

Michael Ruderman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Money
Michael Ruderman

You shouldn't make any decision, particularly a financial one, without seeing the big picture. If an inheritance is in your future, it's best to know it's coming and be able to prepare for it. This might involve some awkward conversations, but it's worth knowing what might be left for you.

Once You THINC It, INC It: Great Scott's Modern-Day Guide for Young Entrepreneurs on Growing and Navigating as a Brand

Bryhana Moore | Posted 12.22.2014 | Small Business
Bryhana Moore

"Do not follow your dreams -- follow your efforts. Follow the things that you do organically." --THINC Marketer and social media strategist Scott "...

Are Millenial Men Supposed to 'Man Up'?

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Sari Eckler Cooper

What defines a man as a man these days and how far have millennial men come as far as the variety of emotions they are allowed to express openly?

10 Things We All Need To Do Before We Say 'I Do'

Lexi Herrick | Posted 12.08.2014 | Weddings
Lexi Herrick

Rushing is in our nature. We get excited. We want to move on to each new and intriguing stage of our lives. However, part of being truly ready to get married is knowing that like all other stages, it doesn't have to be done in a hurry.

Supporting Youth in the Arts

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Ola Ojewumi

This proves that society should not continue to trivialize this field of study. Nonetheless, young artists aren't waiting for their parents or communities to back their endeavors.