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Many of the youngest adults will need more support to recover from this recession and start adulthood on solid footing.
These short-term solutions could help minimize the inevitable damage this economic crisis will cause to consumers who are already struggling with debt.
Research suggests that for many in the near term, the amounts provided in the CARES Act are a promising start.
Young adults are more likely to have past-due medical debt and more medical debt in collections.
Under Senator Booker’s bill, every American newborn would receive an initial endowment of $1,000.
Urban partnered with the Chicago Community Trust on a new plan to narrow the racial and ethnic wealth gap in Chicago.
More employers are expanding benefit offerings to include financial education and empowerment.
Disasters have negative impacts on credit scores, debt in collections, bankruptcy, and other indicators of financial health.
Mike Trout may sign the largest contract in sports history, a $430 million, 12-year extension with the Los Angeles Angels.
Young Hispanic Americans are adding to their student loan debt but not to their savings.

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