Find a Good Job, Don’t Be Broke, Win at Life

That headline might seem a little broad, but just look at that homepage! Let’s not get ahead of ourselves: meet Young America, a nonprofit whose mission is, “educating and inspiring the nation’s youth to succeed despite today’s dim job prospects and government gridlock. Our goal is to help today’s youth understand why they can’t find a job, why their parents may be underemployed and how the entire nation can return to economic growth that benefits all Americans.”   Their first project? GenFKD. While the name sounds like a top-secret government mission, you can actually learn all about it on their website, such as the fact that their name stands for “Generational Financial Knowledge and Development.” Translation: improving millennials’ financial literacy on subjects like personal finance and the job market. They describe themselves as, “a nonprofit that doesn’t engage in politics. Instead, we’re here to talk policy. Economic policy. The stuff

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