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9 Companies Started By Inspiring Entrepreneurs And Proving Stereotypes About 20-Somethings All Wrong

Transforming whole industries and changing the world.

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If You Can't Stand Hipsters, These 11 Cities Are For You

From Detroit to New Orleans, here's how I came up with the toughest cities in America.
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10 Top Medical Schools Where Students Get the Best Bang For Their Buck

Because, becoming a doctor shouldn't break the bank.
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4 Reasons Millennials Have It Worse Than Previous Generations

It's more important than ever for millennials to start planning for their futures.
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4 Powerful Lessons On Today's SNAP Crisis From New York's 1917 Food Stamp Riots

Cuts to food stamp funding are raising concerns about potential unrest in large cities like New York. It wouldn't be the first time.
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What "Lazy" Young People Can Learn From the 10 Hardest Working Cities in America

What can our supposedly lazy and self absorbed generation learn from some of the hardest working people in the country? The answer is surprising.

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7 Halloween Costumes Your Favorite Politicians Should Wear

With the shutdown finally over, we can begin thinking about costume ideas for Halloween. Here is a suggested list for seven leading elected officials.
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5 Top Law Schools Where You Get the Most Bang For Your Buck

Where can you get the most return on your law school investment? Check out these five law schools.
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5 Things We Could Have Spent $2.1 Billion On, Instead of the Government Shutdown

The shutdown is estimated to be costing the U.S. economy $300 million a day. After a week, here is a list of five things $2.1 billion should have been used for.
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Government Shutdown 2013: What's In It For You?

While Washington and the nation brace for a shutdown of the federal government, millennials may especially negatively affected.

Emmy Awards 2013 Highlight Brand New Business Models

This year's Emmy awards signalled a major change for traditional broadcast television. Maybe this time, those affected embrace it instead of fight it, and even look for ways to benefit.

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5 Questions About the U.S. Budget You Were Too Afraid To Ask

As the October 1 government shutdown deadline approaches, here are five things to keep in mind concerning the federal budget.

It's Redwood Time — Watch These College Students Plan to Break Into Entertainment

Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama student Carter Redwood is the star of a new comedic webseries following him and his friends as they try to break into the entrainment industry.
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5 Reasons for Millennials to Have Hope in This Economy

All is not lost! Here is a list of 5 things to remember next time you start feeling sorry for yourself.
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All Members Of the Fed Have This One Surprising Thing In Common

The members of the Fed Board of Governors belong to a special to club within American society. How does this and the Fed's close ties to the financial industry effect how the board operates?
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Syria Chemical Weapons: Why the Red Line is Actually a Blurry Line

President Obama has managed to convince some legislators of the need to act militarily in retaliation for the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons. What are the costs?

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This is Why You Can't Wear White After Labor Day

What do a fashion no-no and the deadly Homestead strike have in common? The answer might surprise you.
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12 Top Colleges Where Students Get the Best Bang For Their Buck

These 12 colleges are affordable, have high graduation rates, and have among the best starting salaries for graduates. Each is on track to benefit from Obama's new college ranking system.

March On Washington 2013: Here's Why We Still Need the NAACP

Some have been questioning the NAACP's relevance as the most overt forms of racial injustice have generally disappeared. Is there truly no longer a need for such organizations?
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8 U.S. Cities Where Millennials Won't Break the Bank

Check out the best cities in the country to start your career or settle down for the long haul.