Mike Brown Mike Brown
As director of communications at LendEDU, Mike Brown uses data, usually from surveys and publicly-available resources, to identify emerging personal finance trends and tell unique stories. He can be reached at m.b (at) lendedu (dot) com.

How the Staffing Industry Can Help Shrink the Gender Pay Gap

According to a study from LendEDU, the most-recent data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics places the country’s gender pay gap at 20.31%. That figure means median annual female ...

How Staffing Professionals Can Adapt to the New Normal

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, one term that has been used to describe our current, and future, way of life is “the new normal.” The new normal refers to how many aspects ...

Insuring Fido: Why Employers Should Offer Pet Benefits

While insurance has been around for centuries, one relatively new type of insurance, pet insurance, has hit the market and done nothing but grow — and fast. The reason for this rapid ...

Offering a Student Loan Repayment Benefit Can Attract and Retain the Best Talent

The student loan debt crisis in the United States isn’t much of a secret anymore. Currently, there is $1.67 trillion in total outstanding student loan debt in this country. In fact, ...

Which Industries Are Hit the Hardest by the Pandemic?

The worst global pandemic in more than a century has inflicted harrowing damage on the world, in addition to having a devastating impact on the economy. In the United States, businesses ...

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