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The future ain’t what it used to be.

The future ain’t what it used to be.

YPG Blog - The future ain't what it used to be.

Think back to yourself a decade ago, compared with the person you are now.  Recall how different you were then and how much you’ve changed.

Now imagine yourself in 10 years.  Most of us see our future selves as little changed from the person we are today.  Continue reading The future ain’t what it used to be.

Can money buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness?

We’re on a “treadmill of consumption,” continually buying more and more stuff.  Yet, even as our incomes rise, we don’t seem to get any happier.

So, future tycoons, will having more money increase your happiness?  Or are you simply speeding up the treadmill?  Continue reading Can money buy happiness?

Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

Bill Gates did it.  So did Oprah Winfrey.

Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

NeXters, you’re strong, good-looking, and above average.

As recognized persons of genius and talent, what are the odds that you, too, will become a billionaire?

Not as good as you think.  Continue reading Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

The sum of your choices.

The sum of your choices.

The sum of your choices.

The fundamental decisions most young persons will make are the same ones faced by their parents and their parents’ parents.

In a world less forgiving of mistakes, the ability to make smart decisions is a particularly vital skill to master.  Getting it wrong can cost a bundle. Continue reading The sum of your choices.

Bachelor’s degree in stress.

Bachelor’s degree in stress.

Bachelor's degree in stress.

Stress is a feeling of being overwhelmed, worried, or run-down.  Are you stressed out? These days, who isn’t?

The American Psychological Association (APA) suggests that money and finances continue to be the top cause of stress.  Continue reading Bachelor’s degree in stress.