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Nearly 42 percent of Generation Z workers (ages 18-25) and 40 percent of millennials (ages 26-41) have shared their salary information with a coworker or other professional contact, compared with 31 percent of Gen Xers (ages 42-57) and 19 percent of baby boomers (ages 58-76), according to a nationwide Bankrate survey from March.

Bankrate: Younger workers aren’t keeping their salaries a secret anymore. Here’s why it could be a good idea

Nearly 42 percent of Generation Z workers (ages 18-25) and 40 percent of millennials (ages 26-41) have shared their salary information with a coworker or other professional contact, compared with 31 percent of Gen Xers (ages 42-57) and 19 percent of baby boomers (ages 58-76), according to a nationwide Bankrate survey from March.

May 8, 2022, 6:00am Business

Kiersten Post isn’t afraid to talk about money. She chats with friends about buying a house and budgeting for vacations. She shares her personal finance goals with family members. Read story

Hiltzik: Corporations left California for lower taxes and fewer regulations. Will abortion rights bring them back?

May 4, 2022, 7:22am Business

Last year, corporate America remained mostly silent as Texas launched a pitiless attack on abortion rights, a trend that spread rapidly to other red states. Read story

Millennial Money: A loved one owes you money. Now what?

May 3, 2022, 7:45am Business

Your sibling asked you to cover their rent for a couple of months while they were between jobs. Or maybe you loaned a friend a few hundred bucks for a car repair they couldn’t afford. Read story

Palmer: To fight inflation, take down food expenses

May 2, 2022, 7:36am Business

Like many shoppers, I’ve noticed my grocery bill getting bigger each week: February food prices were 7.9% higher than they were a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. To compensate for my family’s busy spring schedule, I’d also been turning to shortcuts like prepackaged… Read story

Nationally, home prices increased 20 percent from February 2021 to February 2022, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic. That sort of sustained run-up creates all sorts of economic fallout, as some buyers stretch their budgets to afford homes and many renters find themselves locked out of homeownership altogether.

Fears of housing bubble mount, but any correction won’t be like the last

Nationally, home prices increased 20 percent from February 2021 to February 2022, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic. That sort of sustained run-up creates all sorts of economic fallout, as some buyers stretch their budgets to afford homes and many renters find themselves locked out of homeownership altogether.

May 1, 2022, 6:02am Business

In the first year of the pandemic, home values defied expectations by skyrocketing. During the second year of life with COVID, property prices soared even more. Read story

Weston: Tweak your tech settings to protect your privacy

April 30, 2022, 5:25am Business

So much of our sensitive personal data is being tracked and sold that trying to protect our privacy can seem like a pointless exercise. Read story

NerdWallet: What to do if there’s a mistake on your business taxes

April 28, 2022, 8:21am Business

For small-business owners, preparing an income tax return is far from simple, which can increase the chances of making a mistake. Here are six steps that small-business pros say you can take to cope with that hair-on-fire feeling of discovering an error after you’ve filed — plus how to get… Read story

NerdWallet: For summer travel deals, stay off the beaten path

April 27, 2022, 7:12am Business

Many Americans are looking to travel this summer. Most hope to find a good deal. Read story

Millennial Money: Kick-start your online clothing resale gig

April 26, 2022, 7:32am Business

With the recent rise of resale apps like Depop and Poshmark, the idea of selling old clothes online is becoming more fashionable. Many people have turned clothing resale into a lucrative side gig or even a full-time job, gaining thousands of followers and making dozens of sales per week. Read story

Hiltzik: In Florida, DeSantis punishes Disney — by giving it a big tax cut

April 26, 2022, 7:29am Business

Up in their corporate suite, executives of the Walt Disney Co. must be laughing themselves silly. Read story