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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 11.12.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.08.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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 10.29.2014 | 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 11.12.2014 | 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 10.22.2014 | 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.

Student Loan Debt and the Threat to American Homeownership

Garrick T. Davis | Posted 11.23.2014 | Money
Garrick T. Davis

An unsettling new normal has emerged in the wake of the Great Recession. There is an evolving relationship between student loan debt and homeownership in America. And it's not a good one.

2 More Steps To Raising a Happy Child

David Kanegis | Posted 11.22.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Looking to raise a happy child? Make it happen! Not via the magical flicking together of two fingers but by actively heightening your awareness and taking action as needed.

Teaching the Next Generation of Leaders

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Ola Ojewumi

As children we are taught to be leaders and not followers. In real life, there is no blueprint for successful leadership. We all have an image in our ...

What 9 Powerful Women Were Doing At Age 23

Bustle | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women
Bustle

If you think your office job is rough, know this: Tina worked the front desk at a YMCA after being turned down for jobs at a Ruby Tuesday and a theater box-office.

The Truth About Getting Older

Samantha Matt | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

I mean, people my age are having babies... legit babies... by choice. Those are the types of things taking up my newsfeed now. No neon-clad party-goers because, to be honest, are the kids even partying in neon anymore?

FHFA Report a Waste of Taxpayer Time and Money

Garrick T. Davis | Posted 10.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Garrick T. Davis

Released in July 2014, FHFA Brief 14-02, '"First Time Homebuyer Share and House Price Growth", arrives at a statistically supported conclusion that is at the very least predictable, if not painfully obvious.

My Surprising Conversation With Dick Fuld (Yes, That Dick Fuld) and the Future of America

Peter Sims | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

Now, America has long been an exceptionally redemptive society. Even if you screw up really badly, if you are willing to reflect long and hard, learn from your mistakes, and demonstrate a commitment to a larger purpose than your own ego, you can emerge on the other side and begin anew.

Don't Judge a Millennial By Her Cover

Benjamin Orbach | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact
Benjamin Orbach

I can't account for national trends, but on an anecdotal level, it has been fascinating to watch millennials become some of America's best 'unofficial ambassadors.'

The Threat of Just-in-Time Scheduling

Sean McElwee | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

One of the most unnoticed labor trends in the past few decades has been the rise of "just-in-time scheduling," the practice of scheduling workers' shifts with little advance notice that are subject to cancelation hours before they are due to begin.

'The Baby-Sitters Club' Would Look A LOT Different In 2014

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy

In the 1980's and 1990's, Ann M. Martin's beloved book series "The Baby-sitter's Club" provided young readers with fun, family-oriented narratives tha...

The Recession's Lost Generation of Homeowners Isn't Millennials - It's the Middle-Aged

Jed Kolko | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

While the housing market is clearly improving, with four of the five key indicators of the housing recovery from our Housing Barometer at least halfway back to normal, it looks like the recovery is happening even without much improvement in first-time homeownership. Does that mean the housing recovery isn't for real? Not so fast.

Good-Time Sunglasses (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 10.06.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

Does your workday feel like a walk on the beach? Rich Amundson's didn't, so he sailed his way into a new career. In 2009, Rich founded Dicks Cottons, a sunglasses company with fashionable, affordable, shades for party-ready Millennials.