Millennials

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Antionette Lee
December 10, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 44 million Americans are facing the burden of a combined $1.5 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. A recent Apartment List study also found that nine out of 10 millennial renters want to purchase a home, but it's not in the near future for them because...
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Lynne Adkins
November 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congratulations, you're a college graduate — and you're now in debt. But Lindsay Ahlman, a senior policy analyst for The Institute for College Access and Success, which researches ways to make college more affordable, said the next Congress intends to take up the...
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Lynne Adkins
November 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you graduated in the spring and borrowed money to pay for your college education, it's now time to begin the process of repayment. But Jacquelyn Basso, a CPA based in Downingtown, advises not to default on your loan. She said not repaying the money will hurt your...
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Lynne Adkins
November 13, 2018 - 4:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students who graduated from college in the spring must now begin repaying those student loans. Jojo Brown is facing that costly reality. Brown dropped out of college in her 20s, owing thousands of dollars in student loans — an obligation she ignored, but one that was...
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Cameron Holmstrom in Mr. Roskiewich’s welding class
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Mike Dougherty
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the cost of college continuously climbing, kids from Gen-Z, the generation after millenials, are turning toward trades and skilled labor more and more. In the past few years, teachers say there's been a definite shift in the mentality towards trades and...
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coffee
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Kim Glovas
October 19, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Saxby's Coffee is offering a free coffee to anyone who comes in with an "I Voted" sticker on Nov. 6. But the election watchdog group Committee of 70 says not so fast. Committee spokesman Patrick Christmas said, "Federal law prohibits any one or any organization from offering payment for individuals...
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A non-partisan climate advocacy group kicked off an effort Monday near Temple's campus to get more millennial voters to the polls for the mid-terms
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 24, 2018 - 9:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday and student activists are gearing up to motivate millennials to get to the polls this November, with one of the key focuses being climate change. "Every day we're doing something to make sure that this mid-term election...
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The Millennial Advisory Committee
Melony Roy | KYW Newsradio
Melony Roy
June 20, 2018 - 9:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Millennial Advisory Committee (MAC) was formed by Mayor Jim Kenney in 2017 to advise the city on matters affecting its Millennial residents, help connect them to community initiatives and create a mentorship model for new and returning citizens. The committee will...
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Philadelphia City Hall
Eric Walter
June 18, 2018 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Millennials from across Philadelphia will converge on June 23 at Temple University to discuss policy recommendations for the Kenney administration in the first-ever Philadelphia Millennial Forum . The city's Millennial Advisory Committee will host discussions and...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 31, 2018 - 9:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recent report on Alzheimer's disease indicated young caregivers need more support. The recently released study by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s and the USC Roybal Institute on Aging — "Millennials and Dementia Caregiving in the United States" — reported 79 percent of young...
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