Anya Kamenetz is a staff writer at
, a business magazinein New York, where she reports on innovations in financial services.She writes the “Generation Debt” column on Yahoo! Finance as apersonal finance expert for twenty- and thirtysomethings. In 2004,the
nominated her for a Pulitzer Prize in feature writ-ing for her work on the feature series “Generation Debt: The New Economics of Being Young.”
(Riverhead Books,2006), her first book, made a carefully researched argument thatyoung people face unique financial challenges. She regularly appearson major news networks including CBS, ABC, CNN’s
Larry King Live
, MSNBC, Fox News, CNBC, and NPR, commenting on youngpeople’s financial issues.The Filene Research Institute would like to thank PSCU FinancialServices, the nation’s largest credit union service organization, for itsgenerous financial support of past, present, and future studies of theunder-30 population and the potential that young adults representfor the continued success of the credit union system. We also grate-fully acknowledge the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES),Fiserv, and the Corporate Credit Union Network for their financialand intellectual support of research and projects focused on creditunion growth. Additionally, the author would like to thank Jayd Gardina photogra-phy for the photo used in this brief.
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