Tag: young adults

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U.S. dollars go a long way in Indonesia. Adam Shepard estimates that it cost him $19,420.68 to circumnavigate the globe from October 2011 through September 2012. It was a budget tour filled with simple pleasures and wild adventures for the failed professional basketball player and successful book author. He helped poor children in Honduras, hugged…

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A few more jobs reports like February’s might put a dent in the nation’s still-high unemployment rate. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said U.S. employment surged by 236,000 last month, nudging the jobless rate down to 7.7 percent. But a summary of unemployment rates for various age groups, recently published online by the Urban Institute,…