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Crypto is Gen Z’s most common investment. That may be risky, experts said

cnbc.com Cryptocurrency is the most prevalent investment held by Gen Z investors, a trend likely fueled by the cohort growing up during an age marked by technological change, social…

Martha Stewart says America will ‘go down the drain’ if employees work remotely

independent.co.uk Martha Stewart has shared her candid thoughts about remote work. The 81-year-old media mogul came out against businesses allowing their employees to work remotely in an…

Check out the more than 50 pitch decks fintechs used to raise millions in funding from top investors

businessinsider.com Check out these pitch decks for examples of fintech founders sold their vision. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that…

Many Americans think we're close to or in a recession despite their own financial optimism

aol.com More than 2 in 5 (44%) Americans believe we’re in a recession now or will be by the end of this month, a new survey found, while three-quarters expect a downturn in the…

Australia Wants to End Check Payments by Decade's End

pymnts.com The age of the paper check is coming to an end in Australia. Amid a rapid shift to digital payments — the type of movement seen in a number of other countries — Australia…

The AI revolution is going to make America's loneliness crisis even worse

businessinsider.com Americans are trapped in a loneliness epidemic and AI chatbots like ChatGPT could make it even worse. Anna Kim for Insider Americans are trapped in a loneliness epidemic.…

10 Things in Tech: Apple Vision Pro, Big Tech's big AI salaries, and Marc Andreessen's plan to save the world

businessinsider.com Hello, readers. Nathan Rennolds, an associate editor in London, here. Last week, robot pizza startup Zume reportedly closed down, despite having raised almost $500 million…

Most Consumers Now Only Carry Cash Out of Habit

pymnts.com PYMNTS’ latest research sheds light on the impact of inflationary trends on United States consumer spending. The study finds that baby boomers and seniors and Generation Z…

Coca-Cola’s newest flavor is aimed at gamers

edition.cnn.com Coca-Cola is launching a new limited-edition flavor for gamers, a demographic increasingly pursued by mainstream food and beverage brands. For this new flavor, called…

This city is the most attractive to aspiring Gen Z homeowners

cbsnews.com The youngest cohort of adults in the U.S. has a clear preference when it comes to where they'd like to own a home. Salt Lake City, Utah, has the largest share of Gen Zers…

Despite Inflation, Customers Still Tip for Restaurant Meals

pymnts.com Consumers may be pressured to reduce tips in this tight economic environment, but data shows they overwhelmingly do not skip tipping, regardless of age, income or financial…

McDonald's has a special Grimace birthday meal, new purple berry-flavored shake, coming June 12

aol.com Grimace is being celebrated at McDonald's with a special birthday meal, topped off by a new purple milkshake. Just a few weeks ago, McDonald's announced the return of one of…

Unpacking Gen Z’s Priorities And Crafting Products That Capture Their Imagination

forbes.com “Gen Z is a little misunderstood,” said Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren. “Traditional loyalty programs won’t work. Shoppers are not signing up for the Macy’s credit card. One of…

6 in 10 Americans aren't saving for retirement

cnbc.com Most Americans are saving at least some of their money. About 89% of adults put cash away on a regular basis, according to a recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll on…

Young US Consumers are Willing to Pay more for Flexibility when Booking Trips

statista.com In a survey of US adults, 29% of Gen Z adults and 28% of millenials indicated that they would pay an additional $50 or more for a hotel that offered free cancellation. Baby…

Atly CEO: Gen Z Taps Social Networks for Restaurant Discovery

pymnts.com As consumers seek more effective digital tools to discover new restaurants, many — especially younger generations — are increasingly trusting social platforms for…

Optum Bid for Amedisys Shows Ongoing Reinvention of the Private Healthcare Ecosystem

pymnts.com The growing yet fragmented home health space is moving toward a more consolidated and centralized footing one deal at a time as major players continue snapping up smaller…

Millennials With Student Loans to Lose 6.5% of Spending Power as Repayments Resume

pymnts.com Federal student loan payments are resuming after a three-year moratorium, putting a dent in millennial and Generation Z consumers’ disposable income. And major retailers are…

Gen Z Is Drinking Less and Clubs Aren’t Thrilled

billboard.com David Slutes says it took him a while to notice that bar tabs had fallen at a number of the shows he oversees at the 325-capacity Club Congress in Tucson, Ariz. “Coming out…

Gen Z students are getting lessons on how to smile

fortune.com Gen Z students in Japan are holding mirrors up to their faces, stretching the sides of their mouths upward with their fingers and rediscovering how to smile. They are taking…

Younger workers know being remote has drawbacks, but they don’t care. Here’s why

marketwatch.com The remote-work revolution gained unprecedented momentum at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic three-plus years ago, and now many companies are eager to bring their workers…

No job, no problem: For some, a 'funemployment' summer after quitting sounds like a perfect plan

businessinsider.com Delia Pena Delia Pena Some people in between jobs are embracing what's known as "funemployment." It's a term that describes unemployment as liberating and empowering, rather…

Danone’s Light + Fit brand invests in digital video ad spend, but won’t let go of linear TV

digiday.com Danone-owned yogurt brand Light + Fit is doubling down on its streaming ad strategy. It’s investing in Netflix for the first time in addition to other streaming services,…

The mother-daughter duo behind the thrift store Buffalo Exchange explains how they built a $103 million company from used clothes

businessinsider.com Buffalo Exchange is a popular resale chain where fashion lovers can trade their gently worn clothing for cash or store credit. Buffalo Exchange; Samantha Lee/Insider Kerstin…

Why Gen Z struggles in the workforce

nypost.com That the kids these days don’t know the value of hard work is a trope as old as the concept of youth itself. It’s mostly wrong – or at least outdated – reflecting the…

Can AR Reduce Returns for Jewelry Brands?

pymnts.com Perfect Corp. has created an innovative virtual hand-sizing technology aimed at assisting jewelry brands in minimizing their return rates. With the introduction of their new…

Jill On Money: Marital money

siliconvalley.com After attending just one wedding over the past five years, I have now received four “save the date” nuptial notices for 2024. It seems that surviving a once-in-a-century…

Over 40% of Gen Z are investing because they're driven by FOMO, survey finds

businessinsider.com Gen Zers around the world are starting to invest before the age of 21 because of FOMO. We Are/Getty Images Over 40% of Gen Z are investing because they're driven by FOMO, a…

Gen Z are the most investment-savvy generation

fortune.com What were you spending your money on when you were around 20 years old? Most young people probably spent their hard-earned cash (or pocket money) on trips with friends,…

How Influencers Drive Teenager Purchases

forbes.com Influencers have emerged as a strong factor motivating teenagers to buy some merchandise. They describe merchandise on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, You Tube,…

It's not just the money. People are doing side hustles to socialize and be creative as well

businessinsider.com Jonathan Raa/NurPhoto via Getty Images Money is a big reason why many people take on side hustles, but there are non-financial reasons why people try side jobs too. A…

This 19-year-old real estate agent already makes six figures

fortune.com Shakira Scott’s mom is a real estate broker, and if you ask her, that’s what pushed her to get her real estate license at the age of 18. Scott graduated high school in three…

For Gen Z in Japan, a smile is worth $55. Hour-long classes aim to teach students how to smile again without a mask

businessinsider.com Smile coach Keiko Kawano teaches students to smile. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon After getting used to wearing masks, Gen Z Japanese students are taking classes to learn how to…

Shein tries to overhaul its image as Washington scrutiny grows

politico.com Shein, the world’s largest online fashion retailer, is out to change its negative reputation in Washington. The e-commerce site popular with Gen Z is one of the most…

Learn From Expert Traders Through Live Streaming

thecryptobasic.com The crypto market continues growing despite the headwinds, and more and more people are exploring its trading potential. Yet, with an array of resources available, from…

Home Depot tiny home kit with spiral staircase is under $50K

businessinsider.com Home Depot is selling the frame of a quaint 540 square-feet "Getaway Pad" for $43,832. • The ADU's listing is shown complete with one bedroom and a spiral staircase to an…

Here are 6 ways shopping sites trick you into buying more

businessinsider.com As online sales have grown during the pandemic, retailers have learned to be more persuasive. Arif Qazi/Insider; Online retailers use psychological tricks and tools to get…

Gen Z's top 10 brands reveal young consumers' obsession with self care

businessinsider.com Holiday products from Tree Hut. Tree Hut The top 10 consumer brands among Gen Z include healthy food options and self-care items. Market research company Numerator compiled…

Canada’s largest solar farm, GDP growth and an immigrant jobs boom: Must-read business and investing stories

theglobeandmail.com Getting caught up on a week that got away? Here’s your weekly digest of the Globe’s most essential business and investing stories, with insights and analysis from the pros,…

More and more Gen Zers and millennials are demanding work-life balance

businessinsider.com Better work-life balance is key for today's Gen Zs and millennials. Shutterstock Gen Zers and millennials are continuing to rethink their identities in relation to their…

Where Consumer Confidence Sits Right Now #2473

dcs.megaphone.fm In episode #2473, we talk about where consumer confidence sits right now. The global economy has had to adapt to some pretty major events over the past three years, from a…

What the Eating Disorder Chatbot Disaster Tells Us About AI

thetakeout.com I firmly believe that, just like every sci-fi film has ever predicted, AI is disastrous for humanity. Even if it doesn’t directly turn on us and start killing us like M3GAN,…

“We’re Mad”: Julie Plec, Zoanne Clack & Others Discuss WGA Strike, A.I. & Mini-Rooms

deadline.com A group of high-profile writers including Julie Plec and new Station 19 showrunner Zoanne Clack opened up about the WGA strike and the main issues surrounding the walkout at…

Florida Rep. Maxwell Frost Joins Paramore for ‘Misery Business,’ Slams Ron DeSantis at D.C. Concert

billboard.com Paramore was joined onstage by Florida Rep. Maxwell Frost during the band’s concert in Washington, D.C., on Friday (June 2). After introducing Frost, Gen Z’s first member of…

Why Gen Zers and millennials are looking for second jobs

businessinsider.com Gen Zers and millennials are looking for second jobs to increase financial security. Kittiphan Teerawattanakul/Getty Images The high cost of living is the "top societal…

Here’s how much Americans have in their 401(k)s at every age

cnbc.com Gen Z's retirement savings have grown more than any other generational cohort over the past year, Fidelity Investment's latest retirement analysis reveals. Gen Zers with…

Top 10 workplace trends on TikTok this year: quiet quitting, bare minimum Mondays, and more

businessinsider.com Quiet quitting, rage-applying, and Bare Minimum Mondays took several of the top spots in Workamajig's list of the biggest work trends on TikTok this year. Malte…

Getting into an Ivy League school is all about 'measurable accomplishments,' says a college advisor who charges $150,000

businessinsider.com Blair Hall at Princeton University. Getty Images Ivy Link founder Adam Nguyen helps the well-off get their kids into top US colleges. He charges parents at least $150,000 to…

One of L.A.’s last family-owned cinemas is in limbo. Its fans aren't ready to give up

latimes.com Most Wednesday nights, the 800-seat Gardena Cinema has only a handful of people sitting in front of its single screen. But last week, hundreds of moviegoers almost filled…

Florida Congressman Shouts ‘F*ck Ron DeSantis’ on Stage at Paramore Concert

mediaite.com Twitter/@valerieflames Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-FL) cursed Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) on-stage during a Paramore concert in Washington, D.C. on Friday. During the…

How To Solve Violence In The US? End Democrat-Run Cities And Bring Back Asylums

zerohedge.com How To Solve Violence In The US? End Democrat-Run Cities And Bring Back Asylums Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.us, One of the most common strategies used by the…

Gen Z, Millenials have bleak outlook on financial futures, study finds

foxbusiness.com With recession fears and activism both on the rise, younger generations of U.S. adults have more confidence that they can help solve global issues than they do in securing…

Apartment construction is booming, but it probably won’t last

marketplace.org New numbers out from the Census Bureau this week on construction spending in the month of April. Overall, builders spent a bit more than they did the month before — and…

One Call Away: These Flip Phones Are Gen Z-Approved

billboard.com All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the…

Why ‘Across the Spider-Verse,’ ‘The Dark Knight’ of Animated Films, Should Be a Best Picture Oscar Contender

variety.com Don’t tell me “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is merely a cartoon. It’s a visionary work that redefines what the animation medium can achieve, sitting alongside the…

'Not all gloom and doom': How this Florida Gen Z home buyer bought in an uncertain market

aol.com Robert Andion spent two years watching the housing market in Tampa. A couple of months ago, he sensed an opportunity. Home prices were still high and multiple offers were…

Parents say flexible work leads to productivity, fulfillment and relief

cnbc.com Before Neha Mehrotra became a mother, she didn't think having kids would have a big impact on career. "But as I became a parent, I realized it has a massive effect, and you…

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