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Millennials are going all-in when it comes to using exchange-traded funds in their investment portfolios. In fact, almost everyone — 96 percent — who responded to a recent Charles Schwab survey said they considered the passive index-tracking securities “a necessary…

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This millennial killed it at the polls. Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, upended the political establishment last month, handily beating 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley for the Democratic nomination in New York’s 14th district. The Bronx-born Ocasio-Cortez, who is expected…

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Starbucks Corp.’s plan to do away with plastic straws by 2020 could not only benefit the environment, but also drive millennial customers through the doors. The coffee company announced Monday that it will “phase out” plastic straws at its 28,000-plus…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: press@futureforumfoundation.org   New Leaders Pioneer Effort to Explore Issues Faced By Young Americans Future Forum Foundation will find solutions to unique challenges facing millennial generation, uplift voices of young and diverse leaders     WASHINGTON, D.C….

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It’s no secret by now that the world’s in the midst of great changes, and many of them are driven by millennials coming of age. One of the most significant of these changes is the push for more flexible workplace…

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Democrats are launching an outside group seeking to help address economic challenges facing millennials who have become disconnected from politics. On Wednesday, Democratic leaders announced the formation of the Future Forum Foundation in hopes of bolstering the work of the…

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Student debt is an unfortunate reality for most U.S. college graduates. Roughly 70 percent of grads leave college with student debt, and over 44 million Americans hold a total of $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. For federal student loans,…

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The world of work is changing pretty rapidly, but one thing has been pretty consistent over the past few years: Workers are feeling optimistic about their prospects. The U.S. economy keeps adding jobs at a healthy clip and unemployment remains…

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The “gig economy,” popularized by the likes of Lyft, Airbnb and TaskRabbit, has for years been promoted as an effective way for Americans to make money on their own terms. But new data shows that the majority of gig workers —…

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