Weekly Round Up – May 15, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Young Adults, Student Debt and Economic Well-Being: 

Student debt burdens are weighing on the economic fortunes of younger Americans, as households headed by young adults owing student debt lag far behind their peers in terms of wealth accumulation, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data. About four-in-ten U.S. households (37%) headed by an adult younger than 40 currently have some student debt—the highest share on record, with the median outstanding student debt load standing at about $13,ooo. [Read more…]