Livia Gershon

Livia Gershon

Livia is a business journalist from Boston. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelors in Social Studies. She writes data-driven features on consumer and industry trends.
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Recent Articles by Livia Gershon

    Study: Best States for Kids

    March 26, 2014 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Family
    Everyone loves to tell you how much things will change when you have kids. It’s not just your life getting turned upside down by the new little people in your life – it’s your view on the surroundings around you as well. Suddenly, being down the ...

    Employee Theft Statistics: Why Entrepreneurs Should Worry

    February 20, 2014 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Business
    For entrepreneurs and small business owners, employee theft can be a difficult subject. No one wants to think the people they’ve chosen to help make their vision a reality could have their hands in the cash drawer. And no boss wants to have to ...
    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    Study: Best States for Young Professionals

    February 10, 2014 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Financial Tips for Young Adults
    So you’ve finished college and you’re ready to get your professional career in gear. But you also want to play: it’s time to have fun, meet new people, and have those adventures that come with your 20s. Fortunately, the job market for college ...

    Study: Best Cities for Young Adults in Colorado

    December 30, 2013 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Financial Tips for Young Adults
    With wide-open spaces, hip urban centers, and a sporty, healthful culture, Colorado is the kind of place many young professionals would love to settle after college. But finding a new city to call home can be a gamble anywhere. To help in the ...

    Florida's Best Cities for Young Adults

    December 18, 2013 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Financial Tips for Young Adults
    Think Florida and the first words that spring to mind may not be “young professional.” But the state, with its large population, diverse industries, and warm climate, does have a lot to offer college graduates starting out on their career paths. ...

    Study: Best Cities for Young Adults in California

    November 26, 2013 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Financial Tips for Young Adults
    For young people starting out in their post-college career, there’s no place like California. Computer science majors flock to Silicon Valley, actors and writers try their luck in Hollywood, and people from almost any other discipline can find a ...

    Study: Best Places in Texas to Get Rich

    November 12, 2013 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Best Cities to Get Rich
    Different states have different stereotypes of wealth. In New York, it’s hard-driving guys and gals in suits, while in California, it’s pleasure-seekers in limousines. But if your vision of riches involves a no-nonsense attitude and some cowboy ...
    Infographic: Go Volunteer

    Infographic: Why Volunteering is Good for You

    November 11, 2013 - By Livia Gershon - Tips for Charitable Giving
    Think of the word “volunteers” and you might picture a group of people so generous that they put aside the fun things in life - say, Xbox games and time on the beach - in favor of spending dull, grinding hours at soup kitchens and nursing homes. ...
    San Jose, California

    Study: Best Cities for High-Paying Jobs

    Want to make more money? Specialized education, experience, and industry connections can go a long way, but geography also plays a role. Some cities have many kinds of jobs that make millionaires, while in others, it’s tough to break out of the ...
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Study: Unlikeliest Cities to Get Rich

    By Livia Gershon - Tips for Best Cities to Get Rich
    Down on your luck? It may be the place you live. In fact, there are some cities where it’s distinctly harder than average to get rich. Many of these cities have other redeeming qualities, and it’s certainly possible for a hardworking person with ...

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