Aliza Bartfield

The Big Life Challenges Facing the 20-Something Generation

People in their 20s are taking a perplexingly long time to grow up these days -- at least that's the story we're hearing in the media. According to this narrative, young people are stuck in a phase of arrested development, moving in with their parents more often and committing to jobs and marriages later. Most recently, the notion that young people refuse to grow up is the premise for a widely discussed New York Times magazine cover story, “What Is It About 20-Somethings?”

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Study Reveals More and More Women Are Taking Control of Their Finances

I feel right at home in my age bracket when I hear numbers like, “Just one in 10 people 25-34 years old has a financial plan in place.” Much as I wish I were that one in 10, I’m not.

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