Monthly Archives: May 2015

SEPARATE OR SHARED BANK ACCOUNTS: WHAT’S BETTER? (VIA CATHERINE ALFORD OF PERSONALCAPITAL.COM)

Early on in relationships, both parties tend to share particular hobbies and interests with each other. That is how we build chemistry. It is a system that has (for the most part) worked for a while now. Successful relationships tend to include a nice blend of similarities and differences. Eventually, however, cohesion becomes the name […]

MILLENNIALS SURPASS GEN XERS AS THE LARGEST GENERATION IN U.S. LABOR FORCE (AS REPORTED BY RICHARD FRY OF PEW RESEARCH CENTER)

As American industry modernizes, so do its components. In addition to ever-evolving technology, a clear and present trend has become somewhat hard to ignore. The U.S. workforce is getting younger and younger. Nowhere is that more apparent than in Pew Research Center’s analysis of recent United State Census Bureau data. In the accompanying report, the […]

MOST TWENTY-SOMETHINGS ARE ACTUALLY SAVING FOR RETIREMENT (AS REPORTED BY KATIE LOBOSCO OF MONEY.CNN.COM)

For many young professionals, the prospect of retirement is a mere afterthought. Following the conclusion of one’s higher education, their immediate concerns seem to be tied mostly to securing employment and properly achieving balance in their own personal budget. At least, that is what the old convention appeared to be. Now it would seem as though planning […]

THE PROS AND CONS OF RENTING VS. OWNING A HOME (VIA ASHLEY FEINSTEIN OF MASHABLE.COM)

Home ownership is a goal for many growing professionals. As a person’s total income increases, naturally, they can start to think about building equity in a potential place of residence. However, for many renting remains a more viable and financially wise option. As such, it is crucial that consumers understand the costs and benefits of owning […]