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The Sums of Education

The Sums of Education

Millennials, people born after 1980, who went to college in the early years of the 21st century, now have young families or are starting to think about it. Considering the oldest Millennials are currently cresting 30, the timing seems right. But what sets them apart from other generations is this age group’s indebtedness to education loans. It’s not just a possibility that they will be saving for their children’s education while they pay off theirs, it’s a fact.
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The X Factor

The X Factor

To Gen Xers (members of Generation X, those born between 1969 and 1978), it may seem like their older siblings – the Baby Boomers – get all the attention. But just because their numbers are greater, doesn’t mean that challenges facing Gen Xers aren’t just as real. 
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The Trust Factor

The Trust Factor

During my time as a lawyer, which essentially involved the study and mitigation of relationships gone wrong, I learned that there is a significant cost to the loss of trust. If you feel as though you can’t trust leaders in business and government, you’re not alone. And in the case of the financial services industry, perception is even more important than reality.
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