End of The Good Life by Riva Froymovich audiobook

End of The Good Life: How the Financial Crisis Threatens a Lost Generation--and What We Can Do About It

By Riva Froymovich
Read by Soneela Nankani  and Simone Lewis

HarperAudio 9780062217844
7.01 Hours Unabridged
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Financial journalist Riva Froymovich has good reason to be anxious about the financial turmoil facing Generation Y. This is her generation. Indeed, Generation Y has suffered the brunt of the financial crisis and great recession. For those in the U.S. born after 1976, the American dream is a is becoming a nightmare. Swamped in student loan debt they’re postponing marriage and buying homes, unable to save money, and delaying having children. The End of the Good Life: How the Financial Crisis Threatens a Lost Generation--and What We Can Do About It examines short-sighted government policies and initiatives that will wreak havoc on our youth. In addition to offering concrete policy suggestions, this book is driven by the touching personal stories of Americans and other young people around the globe affected by the financial crisis.

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Summary

Summary

Financial journalist Riva Froymovich has good reason to be anxious about the financial turmoil facing Generation Y. This is her generation.

Indeed, Generation Y has suffered the brunt of the financial crisis and great recession. For those in the U.S. born after 1976, the American dream is a is becoming a nightmare. Swamped in student loan debt they’re postponing marriage and buying homes, unable to save money, and delaying having children.

The End of the Good Life: How the Financial Crisis Threatens a Lost Generation--and What We Can Do About It examines short-sighted government policies and initiatives that will wreak havoc on our youth. In addition to offering concrete policy suggestions, this book is driven by the touching personal stories of Americans and other young people around the globe affected by the financial crisis.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Most compelling are Froymovich’s interviews with a wide range of dispirited young adults that provide a more intimate picture of a generation exploring new paths, developing new opportunities, and reshaping its plans for the future.” Booklist
“Froymovich debuts with an impressive presentation…A forcefully written treatment of the plight in which an increasing number of people find themselves.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Riva Froymovich

Author Bio: Riva Froymovich

Riva Froymovich has covered the euro-zone in the throes of collapse, the US dollar’s historic decline during the Great Recession, the rapid rise of emerging economies, central banks as they faced their biggest challenge since the Great Depression, and politicians’ attempt to cobble together financial regulation. She has experience reporting in print and on camera for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, among other outlets.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 7.01
Audience: Adult
Language: English