Oxymoron: Subsidizing Entry-Level Jobs For Teens And Minimum Wage Hikes

The way the moving parts of government, unknowingly, work against each other contributes to the plight of the FKD’d millennial. Can you blame them? Earlier this year, members of Congress introduced a bill called the “Opening Doors for Youth Act 2017.” The bill is intended “to provide at-risk and disconnected youth with subsidized summer and … Continue reading Oxymoron: Subsidizing Entry-Level Jobs For Teens And Minimum Wage Hikes

Our Parents And Grandparents Are Sharing The Struggle With Student Loans

The student loan debt crisis is not exclusive to Gen Y. A new report claims that of the student loans taken out by folks over the age of 60, 40 percent of them are in default. This will turn out to have some serious implications for not only their well-being but for Gen Y’s ability to … Continue reading Our Parents And Grandparents Are Sharing The Struggle With Student Loans

Human Capital: What It Is and What It Means in the New Economy

As we continue to explore the factors of economic mobility, acquiring a diverse chunk of human capital is arguably the most crucial factor of them all. So while we’ve all been indoctrinated to believe education stops when it’s time to “become an adult,” the truth is that we are going to have to dedicate our … Continue reading Human Capital: What It Is and What It Means in the New Economy