The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

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Election 2010 – Where They Stand: Tom Foley

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In the second of a series of posts, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley discusses his stance on issues relevant to young professionals. Foley is a Greenwich businessman and won his party’s endorsement in the Republican Convention earlier this year. He will face four other contenders in the Aug. 10 primary. What do you think are the three […] [Read More]
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Election 2010 – Where They Stand: Dan Malloy

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In the first of a series of posts, Democratic gubernational candidate Dan Malloy discusses his stance on issues relevant to young professionals. Malloy is the mayor of Stamford and won his party’s endorsement in the Democratic Convention earlier this year. He will face Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont in the Aug. 10 primary. What do you think are […] [Read More]
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Election 2010: The Gubernatorial Candidates

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It’s never too early to start talking about the upcoming elections in November, especially to you, my young professional friends. Because the trends are disheartening. In 2006, another off-year election, only 25.5 percent of people aged 18 – 29 voted, while almost 54 percent of people aged 30 and older voted. (This statistic, and a […] [Read More]
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Jewish young professionals unite

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If you’re a Jewish person in your 20s or 30s, chances are you’re not going to find many others your age when you go to the synagogue. “Most of the social events in Fairfield County are for young, married couples with children,” Chanie Stone, 29, of Wesport, said. “There’s not much going on for singles […] [Read More]
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New networking group for Stamford YPs

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Two Stamford young professionals have founded the M.O.D. Success Series (Motivation + Opportunities + Drive = Success), a monthly networking series for career minded young professionals.  This isn’t your typical happy-hour-exchange-business-cards-over drinks gathering. Come prepared to learn do some serious networking.  M.O.D. had its first event last night at the Sundance Cafe in Stamford. Local entrepreneur […] [Read More]
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YPs tell political candidate they need more jobs and public transportation

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A Hartford Courant blog covered Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont’s recent round table discussion with a group of young professionals in the state’s capital. “All my friends are headed to D.C., New York or San Francisco,” said Meg Evans, a 22-year-old senior at Yale University who has lived in Connecticut virtually her whole life. “That’s […] [Read More]
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Should you get life insurance in your twenties?

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Yes, if: – You plan to have children in the next ten years. – You can afford the premiums. (If you’re prioritizing your investments, a 401k probably comes first.) Read more in-depth information on the subject here. [Read More]
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