Jun 8, 2018

Graduating into the economy

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Building credit ... finding the right job ... saving for a home (or simply paying the rent). Also, Marketplace staff on the graduation advice they wish they received. And why "Pomp and Circumstance" is at every graduation. 

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How to find the houseplant to suit your lifestyle

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You can do better than a fiddle fig tree.
The Sill founder and CEO Eliza Blank pots houseplants. 
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Ask Polly to graduates: 'Don't pretend you're fearless'

Jun 9, 2017
New York Magazine advice columnist Heather Havrilesky gives the Marketplace commencement speech.
Havrilesky writes for New York Magazine's advice column "Ask Polly."
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How to land a great job as a recent grad

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Alison Green of Ask A Manager lends her advice for recent grads hunting for jobs.
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Everlane is a millennial fever dream and it's making a killing

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Its Instagram posts are the stereotypical depiction of the millennial lifestyle.
Everlane's San Francisco headquarter is based in the downtown Mission District.
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The do's and don'ts of saving money

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Also, how can you plan for your dream home?
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Is this Everlane's headquarters or is this Nancy Meyers' "The Intern"?

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Do you know your millennial brands from your ascetically aspirational rom-coms?
Warner Bros, Everlane

The 5 best ways to build your credit

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From credit basics to great perks, "The Points Guy" Brian Kelly gives his best credit tips.
Mortgage rates are down. So are auto loans. What about credit card rates?
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