Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below you will find articles on inflation, the entrepreneurial mindset, an economics reading list, and more.
If it feels like gas, groceries, used cars, and other goods have been more expensive lately, that’s because they are — prices have been going up on goods across the board, and Vox wrote a piece to explain why. Read more to find out what drives this kind of economic inflation.
Forbes regularly profiles entrepreneurs to recognize their achievements and ask them how they found success — in their latest issue, they spoke to five founders who changed their mindset from employee to employer and outlined what it takes to make the change. Check out this piece for valuable tips like staying grateful for your mistakes and supporting other entrepreneurs.
Professor of Economics Tyler Cowen loves to read, and in this breezy episode of Planet Money, NPR asked him to list three economics books that everyone should read to understand the world today. This short listen is a great way to expand your reading list and broaden your perspective on economics.
The world is different for millennials than it was for Generation X or the Baby Boomers, and this profile of the obstacles a 40-year-old millennial has to face provides an enlightening way to understand our largest generation.