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Numbering just over 75 million, today’s 21- to 37-year-olds—millennials—are the largest generation in US history. They are more tech savvy, more racially and ethnically diverse, and more educated, and they marry and have children later in life than previous generations….

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Millennials, the conventional wisdom goes, are the back-to-the city generation. But recently, some observers have argued that Millennials are suburbanizing like their parents did—either by choice or out of necessity. However, according to a new study, Millennials are happiest in…

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If you were asked to predict the hot topic in Congress five years from now what would you say? Healthcare? Tax policy? Immigration? Try the student loan crisis — and not just because the current debt total of $1.45 trillion…

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The Senate Appropriations Committee approved $5 million Thursday to compensate the chamber’s interns. Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen teamed up with fellow Democrats Christopher S. Murphy of Connecticut, Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, and Republican…

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If you have an adult child living at home, you could become an empty nester sooner than you thought. The number of 18- to 34-year-olds living with parents last year edged down from 2016, according to new data from CoStar…

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Millennial candidates could change the age makeup of Congress, currently one of the oldest ever. With an average age of 58 in the House and 62 in the Senate, this Congress is the oldest of any in recent history, according…

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Youth activists are driving social change today in ways not seen since the 1960s. From organizing nationwide protests and boycotts, to testifying before Congress and making the rounds on cable news, young people are making their voice heard via any…

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Student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category – behind only mortgage debt – and higher than both credit cards and auto loans. According to Make Lemonade, there are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe…

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Since his 2012 election to the Washington state legislature, Rep. Steve Bergquist had been trying to persuade his colleagues to support a bill allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote — and requiring schools to help get them on…

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The Millennial generation is known for its distrust of Wall Street and lack of self-assurance when it comes to money, investing and getting ahead. But LGBTQ Millennials are even less confident than their straight peers when it comes to managing…

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According to the U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce, “African-American businesses have grown at an exponential rate in the 21st century.” Four months in and 2018 is already shaping up to be a banner year for African-American entrepreneurship. Currently there are…

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The scars remain nearly 10 years after the financial crisis. A new research paper (pdf) from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, looking at the collateral damage on household finances, estimates that Americans born after 1960 still have less…

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