The Millennial Generation
Articles
July 23rd, 2019
Portland, OR
By: Kathleen Joyce – foxbusiness.com – July 20, 2019 Millennials, those born between the years of 1981 and 1996, will soon represent the largest generation in America’s workforce. A new study by Haven Life studied where millennials were moving and which cities saw the generation’s population change from 2012 to 2017. The study found millennials were drawn to metropolitan areas that were expensive with...
Read More
Articles
July 23rd, 2019
Aldi at night
By: Andrea Browne Taylor – kiplinger.com – February 27, 2019 For many shoppers who are serious about spending less on groceries, a trip to discount supermarket Aldi is a weekly ritual. The chain, founded in Germany, credits its rock-bottom prices to low labor and operating costs, a limited selection of mostly inexpensive private brands, and a no-frills store design. Merchandise is often stacked...
Read More
Articles
May 20th, 2019
Glass Half Empty
By: Marie Patino – bloomberg.com – May 20, 2019 Uneasiness and pessimism abound among the majority of the world’s population. Deloitte has released its Global Millennial Survey of 13,416 Millennials (born between 1983 and 1994) spread across 42 countries and 3,009 Gen Z respondents (born between 1995 and 2002) from 10 countries. The firm has conducted the survey for the past...
Read More
Articles
May 20th, 2019
By: Janet Adamy & Paul Overberg – wsj.com – May 19, 2019 American millennials are approaching middle age in worse financial shape than every living generation ahead of them, lagging behind baby boomers and Generation X despite a decade of economic growth and falling unemployment. Hobbled by the financial crisis and recession that struck as they began their working life, Americans born between...
Read More
Articles
May 14th, 2019
Power of Social Media
By: Catey Hill – marketwatch.com – May 13, 2019 You’re not going to like this. Millennials spend more time on social media than older generations: People ages 25-34 spend 141 minutes per day on it, versus 105 for the 35-44 set. And that could be hurting both their finances and mental health. Indeed, nearly half of millennials (49%) say that...
Read More
Articles
April 24th, 2019
counting money - barista
By: Jade Scipioni – foxbusiness.com – April 22, 2019 A majority of Millennials between the age of 23 to 38 believe they have faced more financial hardships than previous generations. According to a new survey released Monday by GoBankingRates.com, a whopping 68 percent of millennials polled either “agree” or “strongly agree” that they have had more – and tougher—financial obstacles than past cohorts....
Read More
Articles
April 9th, 2019
Multi-generational
By: Susan Scutti – CNN.com – December 20, 2018 Rising rates of loneliness may not be news, but the three periods when it peaks may come as a surprise: More people reported feeling moderate to severe loneliness during their late 20s, their mid-50s and their late 80s than in other life periods, according to research published Tuesday in the journal International Psychogeriatrics. The...
Read More
Articles
March 13th, 2019
Older man struggling w work
By: Daniel  Engber – slate.com – March 11, 2019 “Welcome to hustle culture,” wrote Erin Griffith in a January essay for the New York Times. “It is obsessed with striving, relentlessly positive, devoid of humor, and—once you notice it—impossible to escape.” She’s right about that last part: Writers on the burnout beat are everywhere. The Times piece followed on the...
Read More
Articles
March 13th, 2019
Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman
By: Tom Winter, Pete Williams, Julia Ainsley and Rich Schapiro – nbcnews.com – March 12, 2019 Hollywood actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are among 50 people charged in a $25 million college entrance exam cheating scheme, according to court documents unsealed in Boston on Tuesday. The alleged scam focused on getting students admitted to elite universities as recruited athletes, regardless of...
Read More
Articles
February 19th, 2019
family climbing the golden staircase
By: Jen Doll – harpersbazaar.com – February 12, 2019 In 2011, my parents gave me a sum of money that was both outrageous and, in the real estate terms of major cities, quite reasonable: 10 percent down on the 250-square-foot apartment I still own in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. While I was conflicted about taking it, there wasn’t much of a question about...
Read More