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Tash Elwyn Thinks Like A Woman-How Raymond James Private Client Group Is Better For That

April Rudin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
April Rudin

If you become the type of man (in financial services) who can say emotional intelligence without laughing, listening to what clients (and people) are telling you, helping them to separate the signal from the noise, you also can be a man who can think like a woman - someone who is the new fresh-faced voice of Wall Street.

Baby Boomers and Student Loans are Pouring into Retirement

Jerry Patterson | Posted 10.23.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

A recent study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office indicated that "some 155,000 older Americans are now seeing deductions from their Social Security checks to pay off their federal student loans - up from 31,000 a decade ago."

Millennials Transform Charitable Giving Into Philanthropic Action

April Rudin | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
April Rudin

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.

Babyboomer and Gen X Rockers: Sticking to Their Guns!

Binky Philips | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Where are the guys/gals making music for people who still rock who were born between say, 1950 and 1970?

Next Tech Boom May Be Fueled By Grandpa Power

Daryl Rowland | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
Daryl Rowland

Programs Provide Help For Gen-X and Boomer Entrepreneurs CLEVELAND: When we think of tech entrepreneurs, we tend to envision 20-something coders wit...

How Parents In The '70s And '80s Had It Made

Erica Ford | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Erica Ford

Sadly, my kids will never know the joys of rolling freely around the back of a station wagon or eating Twinkies as part of a healthy lunch. 

A Warning For Parents Of Millennials

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Christopher A. Brown

All of us should be very concerned about the picture that's emerging around two of the most profound choices today's young adults will face, marriage and parenthood, because they are bearing the next generation of children.

How to Fall in Love in 15 Seconds

Jessica Pan | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

He said that all he does is study and he did not laugh at any of my jokes. I asked him what his deal breaker was. "People who make a joke out of everything." I looked down at my own notecard, on which I had scrawled, "People who take life too seriously. And mouth breathers."

You Know You Went To Sleepaway Camp In The '80s If...

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

You have a clear understanding of the four food groups: cereal, Popsicles, bug juice and s'mores.

Generation Nowhere

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
J Nelson Aviance

A lot of people in their thirties are struggling, have struggled for more than a decade, and are ignored because we aren't fresh faced high school grads or tweens at basketball camp.

4 Ways Family Road Trips Have Changed Since Gen Xers Were Kids

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Wow, were our games complex. There was I Spy, Make the Trucker Honk His Horn, The License Plate Game, GHOST, Mad Libs, those Yes & Know invisible ink pads, and the saddest game of all: the Wave Game.

You're Missing Out On A Friendship That Could Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

If you're like most Americans, chances are you met some of your closest friends while you were in school, which means many of those friends are exactl...

"What About the Men? They Need Life Outside of Work, Too"

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

In short, the workplace is changing and men experience many of the same work-life conflicts as women.

Cobain 20 Years Later: Smells Like Another Retrospective

Dave Tomar | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

To only remember Cobain as bitterly conflicted by his own success is to allow his suicide to overshadow the reason he was the anointed one.

Are Millennial Moms Happier Than You?

Jennifer Owens | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

I'm intrigued by the positive take on work life issues emanating from my younger peers. Their influence already is rippling throughout the workforce as they seek new ways to work and parent -- and I would say, after reading our findings, rightfully so.

Will the 'Pissed-Off Generation' Shape the Midterms in November?

Dawn Morais | Posted 06.01.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

Millennials have had enough of the decisions made by baby boomers that have left them scrambling to find jobs that match their hard-earned credentials -- and they've had enough of self-serving politicians.

Peter and the Wolf: How the Opera Is Dying With Its Patrons

Renee C. Herrell | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact
Renee C. Herrell

To stay alive, an art nonprofit organization must engage the next generation of major donors now.

Quality of Life Is The New Money

Debbie Robins | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
Debbie Robins

If you want to align the behavioral patterns of your organization so they actually mirror your vision and value statements, culture is the key.

Celebrating the Millennial Perspective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Millennials have learned a lesson that many of us Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers never did, a lesson in priorities that is both surprisingly mature and quite refreshing.

Motivating Multigenerational Workforces

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

No matter what generation we are from, it's too easy to keep doing what we are doing now and acting like each generation is (or should be), motivated by the same things we are.

The Confession I've Never Made Until Now

Nancy Kotting | Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty
Nancy Kotting

I have not confessed it till now, but here goes: I am a card-carrying member of the Dazed and Confused generation. Yep, that one that happened between the Tune in, Turn on and Drop Out generation and the Me, Me, Me generation.

What Kids Today Can Learn From Gen-Xers About Sick Days

Jenny Isenman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Follow these simple rules and you'll be wrongfully staying home from school in no time. That's right, you CAN fool us, or at the very least make us proud trying.

Snap Out Of Your Digital Coma!

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Crystal Kadakia

I recently had a great experience speaking at TEDxSarasota on the topic of Digital Comas. It's a message appropriate for all ages -- the best feedback...

This Thanksgiving, Thank Your Gen Y's & Gen Y's, Thank Your Baby Boomers

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact
Crystal Kadakia

So, this year why don't we also give thanks to people around us? Let's take a break from the accusatory vids (from Gen Y's) and fairly long articles (from Baby Boomers), dividing the generations and instead focus on what we appreciate.

Sexing Up the Middle-Skill

Felix W. Ortiz III | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Felix W. Ortiz III

Employers within the middle-skill sector face a few hurdles in recruiting new talent, including: a lack of education about the various training and employment options, an outdated image of the industries these jobs fit within.