Strategy

A Wharton professor says late boomers and Gen X will take centre stage over millennials by 2030 — here’s why we should be paying attention to them

Mauro Guillén is an expert on global market trends and professor at the Wharton School, where he holds the Zandman Professorship in International Management and teaches executives, MBAs, and undergraduates. The following is an excerpt from his new book, “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future […]
A Wharton professor says late boomers and Gen X will take centre stage over millennials by 2030 — here’s why we should be paying attention to them
Lifestyle

There are 2 types of American millennials, says an expert who studies the generation — and the difference between them is not based on their age

There are two types of millennials, says a generational expert: “me-llennials” and “mega-llennials.” The two parts of the generation are defined, respectively, by two different life paths. One group is moving forward professionally and financially, while the other feels their life has stagnated. Me-llennials feel behind in their career and […]
There are 2 types of American millennials, says an expert who studies the generation — and the difference between them is not based on their age
Strategy

‘Xennials’ were born in the early ’80s — here are all the ways they’re different from the millennials they were supposed to be

Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996. Xennials are a “microgeneration” born between 1977 and 1985. There are meaningful differences between their lives. For example, xennials were already in the workforce when the recession hit, while many millennials were just graduating from college. If you were born between 1977 and […]
‘Xennials’ were born in the early ’80s  —  here are all the ways they’re different from the millennials they were supposed to be
News

5 major differences between the lives of millennials and baby boomers

Millennials, the generation now in their 20s and 30s, live very differently than their parents. Compared to baby boomers, millennials are more likely to be health-conscious and more likely to want to live in big cities, among other key differences. Here are some of the biggest differences between how the […]
5 major differences between the lives of millennials and baby boomers
Strategy

A 34-year-old taught a college class on ‘adulting’ and found 3 major differences between herself and the youngest group of millennials

Millennials are the generation of people born between 1981 and 1996. A millennial Georgia Tech professor taught a class on “adulting” in 2016 to members of the youngest group of millennials. She found several differences between her students and herself, including their relationships with technology, their familiarity with traditional libraries, […]
A 34-year-old taught a college class on ‘adulting’ and found 3 major differences between herself and the youngest group of millennials
Strategy

A university professor who taught a course on ‘adulting’ says millennials don’t consider themselves adults until a milestone they’re delaying longer than ever

An English professor at Georgia Tech taught a course on “adulting,” and found most of her students didn’t consider themselves adults. Many of her students said that adulthood starts when you had kids of your own. Recent research has shown young people are putting off traditional milestones like marriage, having […]
A university professor who taught a course on ‘adulting’ says millennials don’t consider themselves adults until a milestone they’re delaying longer than ever
News

10 ways Gen Zs spend money differently than their Gen X parents

Generation X (Gen X) and Generation Z (Gen Z) are often overlooked when comparing generational financial trends. Today’s teenagers, called Gen Z, are more frugal about their spending than their Gen X parents. Gen Xers are known for being the biggest spenders across all demographics. Every generation has something that […]
10 ways Gen Zs spend money differently than their Gen X parents
Strategy

6 ways millennials have it easier than their parents did

Millennials are generally defined as people born from 1981 to 1996. In some ways, their lives are easier than things were for their parents at the same age. Online dating can lead to stronger relationships; you don’t need a traditional classroom to learn; and work/life balance is increasingly possible. It’s […]
6 ways millennials have it easier than their parents did
Tech

The majority of baby boomers now own a smart device

A new study by the American Association of Retired Persons reports that baby boomers are consistently using new technologies. More and more Americans over the age of 50 are embracing smartphones, laptops, and desktops in order to stay in touch with their family and friends. As this chart by Statista […]
The majority of baby boomers now own a smart device