Monthly Archives: March 2018

10% of millennials receive rent help from their parents

A small number of millennials are receiving financial support from their parents, and most of the funds are used to pay rent for an apartment or home they are leasing. We are not sure how surprising this figure is as people in their 20s have for generations either lived at home for a bit or received occasional financial support from their parents. But the data from Apartment List shows that as of late 2017 – early 2018, about one in 10 millennials have received some money for their housing or …

Role models – Big brother and Big sister

I never had a positive male role model growing up, and did not really even have one as an adult. As a kid my dad walked out on the family and my brothers, uncles and others in my life were often distant. I never had a role model as an adult either, not even a business mentor or role model at my job when I was in the corporate world. Maybe my mom was the closest thing to a role model I had, but I would not technically say she …