If you’re like the GenW team, you’re sad the Rio 2016 Olympics have come to end. We saw Simone2 glory, a major win for women, both on the charts and culturally (see Andy Murray crediting Venus and Serena, and Team USA fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad), and, overall, pure domination by the United States – an international and historic one we can truly be proud of! After the cheer and applause have calmed, the closing ceremony has ended, and we reflect on the many events, the most challenging sport in the Olympics that does not get the limelight nor the applause it deserves is the enormous feat in the form of the steep financial costs the vast majority of U.S. Olympians must win to reach the Olympics.
While summer can be a time of relaxation, for many it’s a time for financial responsibility, like taking on a summer job. Some people find themselves scooping ice cream, renting out fishing gear, or doing other jobs that peak in the summer. Regardless of what job you took on this summer, at some point you’ll be faced with the same question: what should you do with the money from your summer job? Keep reading for some tips and tricks to help answer that question!