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MILLENNIALS' SPENDING HABITS are a lot like the generations that came before them, they just have less money at this point in their lives, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed says millennials are just like their parents. Only poorer.

NEW YORK - Millennials, long presumed to have less interest in the nonstop consumption of goods that underpins the American economy, might not be...

Fidelity survey finds millennials don’t just live for today

PROVIDENCE – A new survey from Fidelity Investments found that millennials – those born from 1981 to 1996 – are seeking balance when it...
HOLDING STEADY: Anthony Maione is retiring from the United Way of Rhode Island on Dec. 31 after 15 years with the nonprofit, and 13 as CEO. He said competing for funds in Rhode Island has always been difficult, but it’s grown even more so with technology and social media providing alternative fundraising methods such as GoFundMe and Kickstarter. However, he said the nonprofit has leveled off in terms of raising revenue, bringing in about $12 million for the past five or six years.
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UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years with ‘no...

(Editor’s note: This is a condensed version of a story that was originally published in the June 15 print edition. The United Way in...

Study: Millennial families want life insurance tailored to them

PROVIDENCE – Burdened by student loans and other concerns, young “millennial” families are buying less life insurance than previous generations, but they are willing...

Americans souring on economy

As Americans become more negative about the state of their society, a number of people have tried to cheer them up by reminding them...

Student loans starting to bite

It’s that time of year, when students prepare to head back to the classroom. For many taking the next step in higher education, the...
SHOPPERS USE SMARTPHONES at the Easton Town Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio.The digitally native GenZ cohort is predicted to change the face of the U.S, economy in the coming years, perhaps no more so than in the retail and cash management arenas. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Move over millennials, it’s Gen Z’s turn to kill off industries

NEW YORK – Millennials have been accused of killing so many products and industries – taxis, landlines, snail mail – that it’s become a...
VALUABLE PRODUCT: United Way of Rhode Island CEO Anthony Maione said UWRI set a fundraising goal of $260,000 from 260 new donors, but the organization has raised north of $500,000 with roughly 115 donors so far. An anonymous donation of another $500,000 has pushed the total above nearly $1 million, a sign donors see the value of UWRI, he said.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY


UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years at the...

For 15 years at the United Way of Rhode Island, Anthony Maione has sought to better the lives of Rhode Islanders and improve their...
CREDIT CARD USE and serious delinquencies both rose in the first quarter of 2018 compared with Q1 2017, according to TransUnion's Q1 2018 Industry Insights Report. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

TransUnion: Credit card usage, delinquency rates rise in Q1 2018

PROVIDENCE – Credit card use and serious delinquencies both rose in the first quarter of 2018 compared with Q1 2017, but experts said delinquencies...
A NEW REPORT released by the Preservation Society of Newport County and Preserve Rhode Island found that the spending of heritage tourism visitors to Rhode Island contributes $1.4 billion to the state’s economy. / COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT AND PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

Historic preservation contributes $1.4B to state’s tourism economy, $1.8B in construction...

PROVIDENCE — Historic preservation is an overlooked economic asset in Rhode Island, accounting for 9.8 million visitors annually and $1.8 billion in private investment...
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