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


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


Why millennials are finally starting to settle down and buy homes

By Gail MarksJarvis •
Chicago Tribune

Millennials are finally starting to show interest in homeownership. Weighed down by massive student debt and job struggles, the generation brutalized by the Great Recession has lacked both the money and the desire to buy homes. They’ve been a generation of renters. But as millennials have entered their 30s, established themselves financially and started having


Overlooked tax breaks for new college grads

Kiplinger Washington editors, Kevin McCormally, and Chief Content Officer •

Because federal tax law reaches deep into all aspects of our lives, it’s no surprise that the rules that affect us change as our lives change. This can present opportunities to save or create costly pitfalls to avoid. Being alert to the rolling changes that come at various life stages is the key to holding