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Investing in the Millennial Economy: Think Fast, Act Fast

In today's economy and business environment, a changing of the guard is taking place. There are new ways of making money and new ways people are spending it. Investors are faced with two options in this changing marketplace: Adapt and profit or resist and fade.

There are fortunes being made in ways that seem unimaginable to even the most millennial of millennials. One of the perfect examples of this is a 7-year-old named Ryan, of the Ryan ToysReview YouTube channel.. His "job" is creating videos of playing with toys and posting them to YouTube. As the views roll in, Google sends him a piece of the advertising revenue his videos create based on their algorithms.

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