Step back to appreciate that life is a balancing act and retirement savings needs a seat at the team next to YOLO and FOMO.
You can't be everything to everyone and haters come with the territory. Don't be discouraged by people who don't understand you, like you, like your product. It's going to happen but it doesn't mean you're wrong, not talented, a failure in the making.
If we think about computers not as instruments for solitary learning, but as collaborative tools that enable students to interact with others with whom they otherwise wouldn't have had the opportunity to connect, we stretch education in ways that have never been seen.
I was recently asked by a darling 20-something gentleman, who graduated from college in the last few years, how he can begin building his credit now t...
For some time it has been fashionable to trash Millennials for a lack of engagement with the world. Compared to the spirit and intention of activists of the 1960s, are today's students and youth truly disengaged?
Social media, of course, are the favored form of communications. With smartphones, tablets and other digital devices, each tap matters greatly as they share thoughts and concerns or read what friends and others have to say.
For the majority of unarmed black folks who everyday fear for their lives, despite them doing nothing wrong, my advice to you is stop leaving the house unarmed. Arm yourself with knowledge of the system, civics and politics
It is time to admit that this generation has inherited a lot of real challenges and that, by and large, they have met those challenges with resilience and social commitment.
Your millennial is maturing in a world very different from the one you came of age in, so these developmental milestones are just guidelines. Here are some important milestones to anxiously await.
Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.
Put down the phone. Be present and be in the moment for just one day. Enjoy the conversation of those that are physically with you, those who have chosen to take time out of their lives and spend it with you. Watch an entire movie without checking your phone. Disconnect for just a moment.
Here are my top three things to consider if you're trying to encourage millennials to save for retirement.
We could land a dream job. We could fall in love. We could fail. We could make mistakes. We could change our minds and start something new. We can do anything we want to do -- we just need to put ourselves out there and actually go after it.
Not only will these millennial inheritors likely look for a new financial advisor to manage their money, as opposed to sticking with the family advisor, they will also want to ensure their money positively impacts society, and they tend to crave intimate involvement with the causes they support. This could transform charitable giving.
#HOWL I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by Facebook and its new messenger app, starving hysterical naked, dumping buckets of ice water ...
Married at 23, a mother at 24, and blindsided by divorce at 28, I found myself struggling, like many young women I meet today, to strike a balance between my personal life and my career.