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Generation Z Will Pay $226,000 in Rent in their Lifetime, According to HotPads

Generation Z can expect to spend $226,000 on inflation-adjusted rent in their lifetime — about $24,000 more than millennials and $77,000 more than baby boomers, according to a new analysis  from rental search platform HotPads.

HotPads analyzed U.S. government data and HotPads rental data to determine…

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Friends with Health Benefits

A rising number of Americans are following their healthcare providers on social media, American Osteopathic Association reports. This is especially true for younger adults.

A new survey from the group finds more than half of millennials (54%) and more than four out of 10 (42%) adults are or would like…

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More Millennials Are Living with Mom

More millennials age 24-36 live with their moms than at any time in the past decade, according to the latest analysis from online real estate company Zillow.

Nearly a quarter of U.S. millennials are living at home with their mom, which translates to about 12 million young adults…

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May Is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This is the month that Congress designates as Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week.

The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the…

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Ditch That Bank

Here’s another one in the “don’t take our word for it”: a recent article in the Christian Science Monitor discusses the pros and cons of ditching your bank for a credit union.

The article, by NerdWallet blogger Melissa Lambarena, can be accessed here: csmonitor.com.

Lambarena offers up…

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Are You Dressing for Success, or Failure?

Clothing choices can affect your chances of being promoted, a new report from staffing firm OfficeTeam finds.

OfficeTeam interviewed professionals and managers on the subject of clothing choices.

The majority of professionals (86 percent) and managers (80 percent) surveyed said clothing choices affect someone’s chances of being promoted.

This…

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Workers Disengaged 26 Percent of Time, Accountemps Finds

Workers are disengaged at their jobs more than one-quarter (26 percent) of the time, on average, leaving the door open to lost productivity, low morale and turnover, according to research from staffing firm Accountemps.

Checked Out: Workers Disengaged 26 Percent of Time

Employees say better perks, more challenging assignments…

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Many Companies Not Ready for Tax Changes

The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is now in effect, but its implementation and impact on businesses is just starting to unfold. A survey of CFOs by financial recruitment firm Robert Half Finance & Accounting shows only about one-third of companies (32 percent) are very…

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