harmon“Show me the money.” Famous words echoed by Tom Cruise in the 1996 comedy-drama Jerry Maguire. This is a sentiment many young athletes feel as they enter into the professional realms of their respective leagues. While starting their professional career may be the only thing on their mind, they also need to figure out who is going to be entrusted with the responsibility of managing their money, paying their bills, and ensuring they can provide for their family long after their athletic career is over. (more…)

It seems to be a common occurrence to discuss generations these days and the most talked about generation within my earshot seems to be Generation Y, also known as the millennials (born after 1980). This also happens to be the category I fall into. My perception is that popular topics relating to Gen Y range from work ethic and “unrealistic” expectations, to simply how to keep us engaged. However, what may be more important than discussing Gen Y or any other generation in a vacuum, is a discussion of the generations coexisting.  (more…)