Fifteen percent of US homebuyers bought multigenerational homes last year, the most in nine years of tracking by NAR. The change might be permanent.
Gen C, short for “Generation Covid,” is the generation behind Gen Z, according to a Bank of America Research report. Most of Gen C’s members are toddlers right now, but the report states they will grow up to differ from Gen Z in four key ways. It will be the […]
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 […]
Waitress Kaitlyn Brande showed the difference between how Boomers and Gen Z’ers left their tables in a TikTok spotted by Buzzfeed. Brande filmed the two tables side by side. While the Boomer table had left with cutlery, food, and detritus scattered everywhere, the Gen Z table had stacked the plates […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Bureau of Labour Statistics releases annual estimates of how American households make and spend money. One category of spending tracked by the BLS is food at home. Gen Xers spend more on groceries than other age groups, but food at home represents a larger share of older Americans’ total […]
Millennials could have worse health in middle age than their parents. That’s according to a new report from the Health Foundation, which found that millennials may have a higher risk of developing cancer, diabetes, and heart disease later in life. Millennials already have it tough with lower wages, concerns about […]
Millennials are generally defined as people born from 1981 and 1996. While many aspects of life have changed since their parents were young, others have stayed exactly the same. For example, attitudes around gender roles have barely budged and young people are still seeking meaningful work beyond a paycheck. You […]
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 […]
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 […]
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