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Ross Kenneth Urken

Ross Kenneth Urken is editor of MainStreet and personal finance editor at TheStreet. He has published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Tablet, Slate, TENNIS Magazine, The Paris Review, and Forbes. He is a former editor at AOL and focuses on personal finance, cars, digital wallet technology, investing, and life-stage planning. He has also extensively covered culture, nightlife, and the automotive industry and hosts several on-camera webisodes. He is a graduate of Princeton University, where he studied comparative literature.

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Uber Enters Student Debt Assistance Game to Turn PR-Friendly Corner

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Amid a recent PR triage situation, Uber is offering up a positive spin on the company by offering a student debt assistance program for employees.

03:37PM 11/20/14

Millennials Have a Roving Eye on the Job Market Out of Necessity

By Ross Kenneth Urken

Millennials have a wandering eye when it comes to employment.

05:18PM 11/19/14

Affordable Holiday Travel Is Possible, Even for Procrastinators

By Ross Kenneth Urken

For the procrastinators out there who have put off booking their holiday travel tickets, there’s still a glimmer of hope.

01:47PM 11/18/14

5 Store Gift Cards You Need to Avoid This Holiday Season

By Ross Kenneth Urken

There's no holiday season white elephant quite like gift cards, those impersonal, rectangular pieces of plastic that quickly go obsolete.

04:02PM 11/13/14

Top 3 Reasons You Should Buy ETFs Instead of Costly Mutual Funds

By Ross Kenneth Urken

ETFs are gaining in popularity over costly mutual funds.

01:13PM 11/11/14

Age Discrimination Can Cramp Your Career: Fight Back, No Cane Needed

By Ross Kenneth Urken

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, age-related job discrimination cases are way up.

03:50PM 11/06/14

Is $3 Gas Going to Make Santa Claus More Generous This Year?

By Ross Kenneth Urken

With average gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon for the first time in four years, Americans are keen to accelerate their spending amid newfound savings.

02:49PM 11/05/14

Could $3 Gas Mean Increased Holiday Spending? Santa Gets a Boost from the Pump

By Ross Kenneth Urken

With average gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon for the first time in four years, Americans are keen to accelerate their spending amid newfound savings.

02:05PM 11/05/14

Cash Is King With Men and Millennials Too Scared to Use Credit Cards

By Ross Kenneth Urken

The Target and Home Depot hacks have pushed some to pay with cash. Here's what TheStreet's research shows.

10:35AM 10/28/14

Too Scared to Use Credit Cards, Men and Millennials Pay With Cash

By Ross Kenneth Urken

And American consumers do not view the rise of mobile wallets as a likely panacea.

08:30AM 10/28/14

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