Spring Gift Guide for Graduates and Young Professionals

Summer is coming. So is graduation season. Much like the holidays, it’s a prime time for gifts–and gift guides. But shopping for graduates and young professionals might not be as simple or easy as it might have seemed in years past. Frankly, a fancy pen won’t cut it anymore, especially if countless studies are accurate […]

JPMorgan’s Private Prison Pullback: A Generational Shift, or Low-Risk Lip Service?

The nation’s largest bank grew a conscience last week, and millennials may be to blame. JPMorgan Chase said last Tuesday that it would no longer finance the operations of CoreCivic (formerly the Corrections Corporation of America) and the GEO Group, effectively cutting all ties with the private prison industry. The bank’s financial relationship with private-prison […]

Millennials Face $1 Trillion Debt as Student Loans Pile Up

More than a decade has passed since young Americans faced debt levels this high. Debt among 19 to 29-year-old Americans exceeded $1 trillion at the end of 2018, according to the New York Federal Reserve Consumer Credit Panel. That’s the highest debt exposure for the youngest adult group since late 2007. Debt levels play a […]