economy

More Young Adults Live With Their Parents Than With Their Partners, According To Study Baby Boomers Will Use Against You

Indicator of a nation’s affordable housing crisis or the vile sense of entitlement of its youth?

Kylie Cheung | May 25, 2016 - 7:56 am

Why This Woman’s Angry Reaction To A Man Using Food Stamps At Walmart Was As Ignorant As It Was Rude

Oh, and did I mention she shamed the man right in front of his own children?

Kylie Cheung | May 4, 2016 - 9:04 pm

Monopoly Is Getting Rid Of Cash And Bankers But Keeping The Economic Dread

In a move to modernize the game of Monopoly, Hasbro is exchanging its iconic Monopoly money for fake payment cards that players will use, much like debit or credit cards.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 4, 2016 - 9:15 am

5 Reasons Not To Default On Your Student Loans

Plus, a radically different hypothetical for what would happen if you did than Lee Siegel posed in his NYT op-ed on defaulting.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Study: No, That Art Degree Does NOT Mean You’ll Be Poor Forever

With the economy in such a dismal state, mocking people with art degrees has practically become a national pastime. After all, it gives everyone else a way to feel smug…

Claire Hannum | November 18, 2013 - 9:40 am

President Obama Nominates Janet Yellen As First-Ever Woman To Run The Federal Reserve

President Obama announced today he has nominated Janet Yellen as chairman of the Federal Reserve. She currently serves as vice chair of the Fed and is a professor at…

Jessica Wakeman | October 9, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Obama To Name Janet Yellen As Chairman Of The Federal Reserve: Sources

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen will almost certainly be nominated by President Obama to lead the Fed, according to sources of the Washington Post. [Washington Post]
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Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Paul Ryan: 12 Things To Know About Mitt Romney’s VP Pick

Happy Saturday, folks! Did you hear? Mitt Romney has announced his running mate for the presidential election — Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI). Let’s get to know him, shall we? …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2012 - 12:30 pm

More Men Are Moving Into “Pink Collar” Professions

Once upon a time, a male kindergarten teacher or a male nurse was an oddity, even a novelty. But changing gender roles — and a turned-on-its-head economy — mean that…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 8:30 am

The Millennial Generation Is Spending More Money Than Ever On Luxury Goods

We’re broke, we’re unemployed, we owe student loans, we’re living off our parents, we have degrees in things like English and Philosophy, we’re unprecedentedly narcissistic, and as if we couldn’t…

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Everything You Want To Know About The Economy In 2011

With the slippery slope that’s been the economy, we all want to know how to avoid getting our businesses buried in an avalanche. Lucky for us, JWT Intelligence has broken…

Simcha | December 30, 2010 - 5:20 pm
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