The Recession Generation: How Millennials Are Changing Money Management Forever

Most of my readership consists of “Millennials.”  For those who don’t know, millennials are commonly defined as anyone born after 1981.  We’ve seen a lot over our lifetimes and, more importantly, we understand a lot about the generations that have come … Continue reading The Recession Generation: How Millennials Are Changing Money Management Forever

New Grads, Here’s How To Spend Your Money Every Month

by Laura Shin This is the second in a four-part series for new grads on managing your finances. (Read the first article here, the third article here and the final one here.) The word “budget” gets a bad rap. It often makes people think of having to be frugal (another unpopular word) or of not being able to do things they want to do (i.e., “It’s not in the budget.”) But if I were to tell you that there is one key to reaching all your financial and most of your life goals, you’d want to know what that magical secret is, … Continue reading New Grads, Here’s How To Spend Your Money Every Month

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

No generation sees eye to eye with the one raising them or the one they raise and, with the technological advances of late, the gap is widening even more than usual. A few weeks ago, I came across this Forbes article by Kevin Kruse and thought, “This is where the rubber meets the road when relating technology to professionalism.” Fellow young professionals, as much as some of us feel like rules and decorum are archaic and shouldn’t matter as long as we get the job done well, they do matter. Many of us still work for or have to meet … Continue reading Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings