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5 ways to pay off student loan debt with a low income

Choncé Maddox •
Money Under 30
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Is it possible to pay off your student loan debt quickly when you have a low income? Many college grads are burdened by thousands of dollars of student loan debt. With recent college grads carrying an average starting balance of $37,172, with a 6.8 percent interest rate you’d be looking at a minimum payment of

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Millennials optimistic about job outlook

Allen Greenberg •
BenefitsPro
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Perhaps it’s the naiveté of youth. Or perhaps they know something the rest of us don’t. Either way, a poll by McGraw-Hill Education finds that 90 percent of college students are optimistic about their chances of finding meaningful employment after graduation. This is especially noteworthy, perhaps even puzzling, given that the unemployment rate for workers

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Home offices: The new American workplace?

The Motley Fool and Iris Price •
The Motley Fool
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More and more Americans are working from home according to the latest research. Who are these remote employees and home-based, self-employed workers? They include millennial hipsters and semi-retired baby boomers; men and women — from stay-at-home caregivers and home-based entrepreneurs to professionals and service employees with full-time jobs that allow them to work remotely all

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Here’s more proof that Millenials are the ‘Giving Generation’

Joseph Erbentraut •
Huffington Post
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Though millennials are often stereotyped as lazy, selfish and entitled, new research has again shown that donating to charities and volunteering are important to today’s young professionals. Eighty-four percent of the 1,584 millennial workers surveyed made a charitable donation last year, according to the 2015 Millennial Impact Report. The findings, conducted by the consulting firm

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