Millennials Aren’t ‘Killing’ Industries, We’re Just Broke, Study Finds

Millennials Aren’t ‘Killing’ Industries, We’re Just Broke, Study Finds

Just some stock image millennials trying to make ends meet. Photo via Getty For years, the personal habits of millennials have been pored over as if the generation now between 21 and 35 years old had descended from outer space. Millennials have been accused of "killing" everything from malls to threesomes to golf to home…
Cindy Hyde-Smith called for a “front row” seat at a lynching. Now donors want their money back.

Cindy Hyde-Smith called for a “front row” seat at a lynching. Now donors want...

Ahead of the midterm elections, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) attended a speaking event and, in thanking a cattle rancher for his support, said: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” A few weeks later, and after a video depicting the comment was made public, Hyde-Smith’s campaign received a…
Stores use these tricks to get you to spend money. Don’t fall for it.

Stores use these tricks to get you to spend money. Don’t fall for it.

The holiday season in America is one giant spending fest, as the months of November and December can account for 30 percent of a brand’s sales, according to the National Retail Federation. Between Black Friday deals and other pre-Christmas shopping, Americans will spend about $720 billion — and companies employ many time-tested tactics to ensure…
How to Start a Business When You’re Young and Broke

How to Start a Business When You’re Young and Broke

For young people saddled with student loan debt, rising housing costs, and wage stagnation, the prospect of starting a business—much like buying a house, maintaining a savings account or eating a meal that’s not some variation on instant ramen—can feel like an impossible feat. All this financial stress may explain why millennials—who, despite having a…
Of Course Millennials Are Open About Money — We Wanna Get Paid!

Of Course Millennials Are Open About Money — We Wanna Get Paid!

“They’re posting other pictures of what type of car they drive, where they go on vacation and so on and so forth,” Ricardo Perez-Truglia, an assistant professor of economics at University of California Los Angeles, told Bankrate. “So, given that you’re already revealing all of that, I think that revealing what your salary is may…
17 Women Share The Biggest Money Lies They’ve Ever Told

17 Women Share The Biggest Money Lies They’ve Ever Told

As honest as we all want to be about our financial situations, sometimes a little white lie creeps in every now and then: Maybe you can't afford that dinner your friends are going to, and it's less embarrassing to say you have the flu. Maybe you slightly exaggerate your paycheck to friends in either direction,…
Trump just tweeted out a cryptic video of people getting money in Spanish

Trump just tweeted out a cryptic video of people getting money in Spanish

President Donald Trump tweeted a video out on Thursday afternoon that depicts money handed out to a large group of people in a Spanish-speaking country, with the cryptic and ominous caption: “Can you believe this, and what Democrats are allowing to be done to our Country?” The tweet only makes sense if you understand that…
These are the charities where your money will do the most good

These are the charities where your money will do the most good

Giving to charity is great — not just for the recipients but for the givers, too. But it can be intimidating to know how to pick the best charity, especially when there are thousands of worthy causes to choose from. Here are a few simple tips that can help. 1) Check in with charity recommenders…
Financial freedom: How to run away and work wherever you want

Financial freedom: How to run away and work wherever you want

Everyone dreams of running away now and again. Some people go full-on digital nomad. They wander the world, untied to a regular place of employment, and make money through some mysterious alchemy — or, you know, they do freelance work. But they make some sacrifices to live full-time this way. Sacrifices like selling their homes…
7 reasons why your salary might not be going up, even though the economy is doing great

7 reasons why your salary might not be going up, even though the economy...

The US economy is growing at its fastest pace in four years. Unemployment recently sank to an 18-year low. That’s all led President Donald Trump to deem America as “the economic envy of the entire world.” But, you wouldn’t know that by looking at your pay stub. Wage growth has been “sluggish,” as Business Insider’s…

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