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News Summary: Recession changes youth attitudes

PRIORITIZING: Young people showed more interest in conserving resources and a bit more concern about their fellow human beings, according to an analysis of high school students in the wake of the Great Recession. Full story

Study: Youth attitudes shift in Great Recession

Drew Miller clearly remembers the day his father was laid off. Full story

Vt. gov marks repayment of unemployment loan

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says the state is paying off the final $54 million of a federal loan that helped the state pay unemployment benefits during the Great Recession. Full story

Rising US wealth doesn't generate spending surge

The stock market rallied to record heights last month, home prices have rebounded and the wealth of American households has returned to where it was before the Great Recession. Full story

How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

There will never be a "perfect" time to start your business, so why not start now? Full story

The untold story of the Great Recession

   Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy talks about the untold story of the Great Recession: how cash-strapped state and local governments are dealing with the aftermath of the financial crisis, and how they could be affected by the outcome of so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

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New graduates leave ceremony

Alumni of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign school of business emerge from a tunnel of the State Farm Center after participating in commencement ceremonies on May 11, 2013. The Great Recession greatly affected many of the decisions made by the graduating class of 2013, which came of age