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Millennials Are Seeking Prenups—and It Might Just Be Worth Considering

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Student Loan Contributions as Employee Benefits

One Key Benefit That Could Revolutionize Your Millennial Recruitment Success

A company’s success is partially driven by how well it anticipates the future. But even a top HR manager clinging to a Magic 8 Ball can’t foresee the next hot job trend. One thing is clear, though: as a generation of baby boomers readies to retire in the next 10 to 15 years, companies must not wait to attract top candidates who will grow into tomorrow’s top leaders.

Unique talent acquisition techniques are key for recruiting today’s sharpest millennial minds. While we don’t know what will entice job seekers in 2025, we do know that today they’re greatly focused on benefits packages.

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Fed Confirms Gradual Increase Plan – Week of Oct. 24, 2016

It was a relatively uneventful week as Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer continued to reiterate the need for a gradual path of rate hikes. Inflation data came roughly in-line with forecasts, which kept ten-year inflation expectations at their highest level since the end of April. Equity and oil prices were up moderately while the euro depreciated against both the dollar and yen.

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Your 12-Month Master Savings Plan to Buying Your First Home—While Paying Down Student Loans

Not-so-breaking-news: home prices are on the rise, especially in large metro areas. In San Francisco, the median price for just an entry-level home is $450,600. Meanwhile, in Portland, average home prices grew 11% to $334,900 since last year. So saving for a down payment for your first house can be tough. Especially if you’re trying to buy that first home with student loans to pay off. And if you’d like to purchase that home super fast to lock in a competitive mortgage rate and put your rent money toward something that builds value, it can feel impossible.

But here’s the good news: It’s definitely doable, even within just 12 months, if you accelerate your savings and prepare wisely. Follow our strategy below to take that big step into home ownership fast.

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SoFi Q&A with SnappyScreen COO on Product Design

How SnappyScreen’s Product Design Revolutionized Sunscreen: Q&A with MBA Grad and Entrepreneur Member Katelyn McClellan

SnappyScreen is a touchless sunscreen application system. You select your protection level (SPF) and height, step into a booth, and SnappyScreen applies a head-to-toe protective coating in about 10 seconds. The sunscreen is oxybenzone-free, paraben-free, alcohol-free and does not damage your bathing suit. It’s a slick and sought after product—one that can now be found at 4- and 5-star hotels across the U.S., in locations such as Florida, Hawaii, and California, and in such exotic locales as Aruba. Before the final launch, entrepreneurial sisters Kristen McClellan (founder and CEO) and Katelyn McClellan (COO) built several prototypes to refine the product and make the experience smooth and easy.

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