FICO: 32% of Millennials Owe $20,000 or More in Student Loans

A new survey from FICO found that 32 percent of Millennials owe $20,000 or more in student loans, while 45 percent owe $7,000 or more on auto loans. Two in five are concerned about their level of debt.

Nearly every Millennial surveyed said that car ownership is a…

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The Industry of Figuring Out Millennials

As the Millennial Generation grows larger than the Baby Boomers, marketers are scrambling to learn all they can about what these young adults want and how they think. Now everyone has a custom database to assist with this effort.

Called Whatsgoodly, this project bills itself as, “the largest database of…

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Cannabis Gets a Trade Show

When did the cannabis industry become so respectable? Suddenly this once seedy (pun intended) business has entrepreneurs with business degrees, a credit union — and even a big industry-sponsored trade fair that’s open to the public.

One such happening event is taking place this weekend, in Portland, Oregon. It…

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Shopping Would Never Be the Same

It was on a July day in 1995 that a customer placed an online order with a startup company operated out of a two-car garage, and changed retailing forever.

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the book was called “Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models…

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Life Before the Income Tax

It’s hard for most adult Americans to imagine a life without the federal income tax. Filing this tax is a once-a-year (or four-times-a-year) ritual, and its presence is seen and felt with every paycheck.

But, indeed, the income tax hasn’t been around forever…

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