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Millennial Money: Investing is well within your reach

Jul. 9, 2019 9:20 AM EDT

News headlines might lead you to believe that millennials are striking out on a growing list of financial accomplishments: homeownership, paying off student loans — not to mention summoning the will to resist high-end coffee or avocado toast. When it comes to investing, they might have a point. Investment...

Tom Steyer says he'll use $1M to engage Virginia Millennials

Jun. 24, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The billionaire founder of a liberal advocacy group is putting $1 million toward registering at least 12,000 millennial voters in Virginia in hopes of flipping the Republican-led General Assembly to the Democrats. The Washington Post reports that the liberal advocacy group NextGen...

Illinois museum set to feature an Oregon Trail simulation

Jun. 7, 2019 8:37 AM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Visitors to an Illinois museum will have the opportunity to take a virtual trip along the Oregon Trail, following the path of settlers in 1848 — and possibly experiencing death by dysentery or a broken leg. Midway Village Museum on Saturday will showcase an interactive version...

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

May. 25, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of...

Census: Big cities in US aren't growing like they used to

May. 23, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to. Most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade, according to population and housing unit estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The previous growth...