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Why The 'Hipster' Generation-Y Africa Movement Must Evolve

Jonathan Kalan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Kalan

Life for the "pampered" generation may finally be getting tougher. We are becoming more critical, analytical, rational and judgmental. We are, *GASP!*, growing up and maturing. And so are our idealistic tendencies.

What's the Deal With Generation 'Why Bother'? One 20-Something Speaks Out

LearnVest | Posted 05.27.2012 | Women

People have a lot of opinions about money. In our "Money Mic" series, we hand over the podium to someone with a strong opinion on a financial topic. ...

Gen-X/Gen-Y Wealth Is Coming to Wall Street -- Financial Services Needs to "Catch the Wave"

April Rudin | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money
April Rudin

The differentiators and qualities displayed by Gen-X and Gen-Y need to be well-understood and addressed to attract the the next wave of wealth.

New Generation, Same Story?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

When young women declare themselves optimistic about women in the workplace in the very same survey in which they point out gender-based inequities, you kind of have to worry.

Never Too Old To Get An Allowance From Mom And Dad

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

Living at home, doing chores and getting a regular allowance. Not much has changed since middle school--except that this describes nearly 20 percent o...

Collaboration Is the New Competition

Meighan Stone | Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact
Meighan Stone

From Invisible Children to charity: water to Pencils of Promise to Warby Parker to the Girl Effect, the "New Guard" in international development was out in full force at SXSW this year. And this New Guard has an approach that's definitively open source.

Another Decade, Another New Way To Parent

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

How quickly does American parenting change? Are today's parents different than they were 10 years ago?

An Opinion on Kony 2012: Slactivism and Gullible Youth

TNGG | Posted 05.08.2012 | College

There are other ways to get rid of Kony and end the exploitation of children in Africa that don't include violence or the American military. We shouldn't always fight violence with violence.

Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids?

Mickey Goodman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Mickey Goodman

When a college freshman received a C- on her first test, she literally had a meltdown in class. Sobbing, she texted her mother who called back, demanding to talk to the professor immediately (he, of course, declined).

How Millennials Are Shaping The Future Of Social Entrepreneurship And Technology

Melissa Richer | Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact
Melissa Richer

Right now, social entrepreneurship is a hot trend and there are funders, conferences, university departments and newspaper sections devoted to it.

Gen Y Behavior Creates New Work Culture

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Communication gaps between the generations in the workplace is not a new phenomenon but now there are new data points to illustrate how Generation Y may be changing the professional work culture dramatically.

Catherine New

Why Gen Y Still Invests In Stocks | Catherine New | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

People born in the 1980s are more into the stock market than one might think, according to one new study. While analysts have worried that the volatil...

Gen Y Workers Want Flexible Hours, Not 9 To 5

TIME | DAN SCHAWBEL | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

The traditional eight-hour workday may soon be the exception rather than the rule. New evidence shows that we're reaching a tipping point in terms of ...

Most Great Entrepreneurs Don't Drop Out of Harvard

Marty Zwilling | Posted 02.05.2012 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

The most successful entrepreneurs are those with multiple real-life experiences, who have personal exposure to markets where opportunities are being left on the table.

Why Aren't we Hearing from Gen Y Women in the Workplace?

Erica Dhawan | Posted 01.28.2012 | Women
Erica Dhawan

Women's forums, conferences and events -- both in the real world and online -- need to address and speak about the new issues that women of the next generation face.

What You Need To Know About Gen Y Women & The Workplace

Deborah Frett | Posted 01.22.2012 | Women
Deborah Frett

The key to recruiting, supporting and retaining Gen Y workers requires unlearning what we "know" about this cohort and relearning the importance of flexibility, equality and inclusiveness.

The Paradox Of Spending

Mary Quigley | Posted 01.21.2012 | Parents
Mary Quigley

What does it really cost to have a boomerang kid? Let's examine some of those necessities.

Why Kids Of Divorce May Have An Edge In A Recession

Vicki Larson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

We all know the doom-and-gloom stories about the legacy of divorce. But can divorce offer something positive for kids?

Looks Who's Leading Today's Entrepreneurial Resurgence

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 01.04.2012 | Small Business

When I started working at Entrepreneur magazine back in the 1970s, no one really knew what an entrepreneur was -- few could even spell or say the word...

Why Are Young Men So Freaked Out About Divorce?

Vicki Larson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Daryl Motte and Seth Conger have got a lot going for them. They're young, attractive, smart, employed, single, funny, down-to-earth, slightly old-fashioned and curious -- the kind of guys who'd make perfect husbands.

The Millennial Generation

Richard Geldard | Posted 11.27.2011 | Books
Richard Geldard

It is clear that this dynamic generation of young Americans will change America, and they'll do it in dramatic fashion. Those if us set in our ways will have to step aside, hold on and adjust.

Are You Torturing Yourself via Facebook?

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology
Christine Hassler

If you notice that your time on Facebook is leaving you feeling worse than how you felt before you logged on, you may be engaging in some unhealthy Facebook behaviors.

Is Generation Y Doomed To Divorce?

Silvana D. Raso | Posted 11.07.2011 | Divorce
Silvana D. Raso

Fifty years ago, divorce was considered an uncommon choice for a couple to make, even if the relationship between the spouses had fallen apart. We've come a long way since then, or have we?

Generation Y: Are You Ready To Become Generation Yes?

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear members of Generation Y, I am concerned about some members of your generation. It seems like the enthusiasm, optimism and excitement that has branded you is fading fast.

Last Year's Slacker Is This Year's Slow Starter

Deborah Frett | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business
Deborah Frett

The tide is changing. Rhetoric on the 80 million strong Generation Y is softening, but I keep wondering if Gen Y is changing or if our perceptions of Gen Y are changing.