Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

U.S. 05/25/19, 02:25

For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry ...

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to

U.S. 05/22/19, 23:16

Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to.Most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade, according to population and housing unit estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.The previous growth big cities had ...

Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

Business 04/11/19, 12:16

It's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter.Apartment rents are continuing to rise this year, fueled by higher demand from millennials looking for a place of their own, strong job growth and rising wages.The U.S. median rent climbed 3.4% in March ...

Millennial Money: Credit basics you need to know

Business 04/02/19, 09:59

Getting your credit score today is easy — just turn to your bank, credit card issuer or one of the many apps and websites out there.That means millennials, unlike their parents, have the advantage of early insight into their financial profiles. But looking isn't enough. Without knowing the basics of ...

Managers, coaches adjust to get most out of millennials

Baseball 02/27/19, 02:12

In the aftermath of Chicago's collapse last season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon went looking for a deeper understanding of the players who dominate the major leagues these days.Maddon's search took him to "Managing Millennials for Dummies," and the book reinforced what he already felt about the people he worked with ...

From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look

Europe 02/17/19, 05:01

Hats off, Bogie.The traditional Italian hat maker Borsalino, whose fedora has defined the rough-and-tumble images of Robert Redford, Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart, has a plan to appeal more to women and millennials by pushing into high-end fashion, streetwear and even sportswear.The recent troubles of the company, which has been ...

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