Jason Dorsey shares insight on why Millennials -- not older generations -- are more likely to be victims of scams.
When we hear about internet scams, we typically think about elderly victims, tricked into wiring money through an email con or clicking on a fraudulent link. However, according to shocking new research by the Better Business Bureau, most victims of scams are much younger than that.
Feeling uncomfortable talking to your kids about money? New research shows that it's crucial nonetheless.
In this era where smartphones give kids nearly boundless access to the internet, and where it's almost TOO easy to buy something with the click of a button, it is more important than ever to teach your kids about how to be smart with money.
The good news is that Millennials, many of whom are becoming parents already, seem to be starting a new trend of openness about money. Read More »
Here's what you need to know to create a strong team of high-performing Millennials.
How do you attract stellar Millennial candidates, and also keep them happy enough to stay around for more than a year?
According to a new study conducted by LinkedIn, this is Millennials’ biggest obstacle during the job application process: the lack of knowledge they have surrounding your company. Read More »
Here's what Millennials think about retirement, spending, and daily finances.
Let’s face it: we all knew that the generation who came of age during the rise of emails, texting, and cell phones would use money differently, but it wasn’t until now that we knew just how different it would be.
It’s nearly impossible to paint all Millennials with the same brush when it comes to finances, but there are some broad truths that span across the entire generation. Read More »
With expenses rising and minimum wage barely budging, summer jobs are not the boon they once were.
While summer jobs may have been the ticket to independence, spending money, and maybe even a few semesters of college for many teens in the past, they're just not cutting it anymore.
According to a recent article on NPR.com, summer jobs just don't have the same influence they used to on young workers' bank accounts. Read More »
Modern technology and Millennial preferences have created a perfect storm for employees who want to work from home.
Wouldn't it be great to roll out of bed and into work instantly? That's what nearly 24% of full-time or part-time workers do in America every day!
But working from home is no longer seen as something only self-employed people do in their pajamas. Now, people across nearly every industry are working from home. Read More »
What this new craze means for Millennials and their productivity at work.
Fads come and go, but nostalgia is forever -- especially when it comes to Pokemon.
With the new release of Pokemon Go, an augmented reality app that maintains similar features of the original Pokemon iteration, the past is now squarely in the present... Read More »
With older generations flocking to Snapchat, the messaging app might need to look for ways to stay relevant with their original userbase.
Don't blink: before you know it, your favorite hip, of-the-moment app you're using to message your friends is about to make its way into the wrong hands -- your parents!
Snapchat is "rapidly growing its user base among older Millennials and those 35 years and older." Read More »
Millennials may avoid credit cards for fear of debt, but without them they may not be able to gain the credit they need to establish good financial standing in the future.
Millennials know just how easy it is to get into debt, so it may be no wonder that they are wary of using and misusing credit cards.
But student loans aren't the only thing keeping Millennials from getting a credit card. In fact, according to Bankrate.com, only 33% of adults between the ages of 18 and 29 have a credit card. Read More »
Millennials say they prefer ethically-sourced, organic foods...but what happens when it comes to chocolate?
The one category where Millennials' eyes win out over their ethics? Chocolate.
When choosing chocolate privately, the same socially-conscious Millennials showed little preference for labels advertising ethical sourcing and instead preferred labels with recognizable ingredients. Read More »