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Financial Advantages of Being Young

Financial Advantages of Being Young

The past few weeks have been absolutely crazy. Between the new job and adjusting to being busier, I have had my hands full. Yet, it doesn’t stop me from thinking about the unique situation that young adults find themselves in financially. While I have already written about the challenges that come with being a young adult, I’ve recently been thinking about the advantages of being young. Despite my ongoing desire to be more of a “grown-up” (a symptom of being the youngest of three boys), I have realized that being young isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, it has many advantages. Yes, you read that right – being young has its advantages. Continue Reading

Advantages of Being Young in the Work Place: Utilize Your Strengths to Succeed

Advantages of Being Young in the Work Place: Utilize Your Strengths to Succeed

Traditional American culture often looks down upon young adults for their lack of work experience. Youth, in many ways, is often associated with a weakness. Despite anti-discriminatory laws, young adults are often excluded from management positions. However, that’s not the end of the story. Young adults have many over-looked skills and advantages that they can utilize. Not only is it possible to get jobs without experience, it is possible to use your youth to your advantage. The secret to succeeding in the work force, at any age, is playing to your strengths while downplaying your weaknesses. Being a young adult is not exception to this rule. Continue Reading