Want to save this page for later?

NextGen Magazine

 
 

Latest Articles

  • Study: Meritocratic Beliefs Hurting People's Career Prospects

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 19, 2019
    A recent study has found that many people believe that hard work is the factor that is most likely to get them a job or a promotion, which is hurting people's career opportunities, given the numerous other factors involved.
  • Treasury Secretary Vows Stringent Controls on Cryptocurrencies

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 18, 2019
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin will be policed with "very, very strong" regulations in order to prevent them from becoming v2.0 of the anonymous Swiss bank account. 
  • World's Largest Gold Coin Worth $45 Million

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 17, 2019
    The world's largest gold coin came to Wall Street yesterday, a massive metal disc worth $45 million. 
  • Polls: Middle Income Americans Wary of Economy, Pessimistic About Success

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 16, 2019
    Recent polls have found that many Americans are not only anxious about an upcoming recession, they're not very optimistic about their ability to achieve the "American Dream." 
  • When to Hug in the Workplace

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 15, 2019
    Some people like to hug, and others do not. This can be fraught enough in general, but in today's workplace it could be explosive. A recent article in CNN offers factors to consider before deciding to hug someone at work, which likely can also apply to life overall. 
  • Survey: Company Culture Major Factor in Where People Work

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 12, 2019
    A survey of 5,000 people in four countries has found that company culture has a major role in determining where people decide to work. 
  • As Scrutiny Grows, Use of Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchanges Grow

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 11, 2019
    As regulators increasingly call for controls on the cryptocurrency market, those who want to preserve its wild west feel have increasingly been turning to peer-to-peer networks, which proponents say are not subject to the rules governing more traditional exchanges. 
  • Study: Women Cope With Poverty Better Than Men

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 10, 2019
    A study from the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare has found that while poverty is no picnic for anyone, women in this situation tend to cope better than men. 
  • Study: College Debt Stopping Same Goals People Went Into Debt For in First Place

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 8, 2019
    College debt, often seen as a way to finance later career ambitions, has been found to have a perverse effect of actually derailing those same ambitions as graduates take jobs outside their field to pay it off. 
  • Five-Star Rating Systems Not Very Useful to Consumers

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
    |
    Jul 2, 2019
    While the one-to-five star rating system is ubiquitous, a recent article in the Harvard Business Review notes that its inherent problems can mean that the information isn't very useful.