News

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. You kids and your screens. Here’s what one employer had to say about the larger than expected slowdown in US manufacturing reported overnight: We have a serious productivity problem with office workers and estimated that less than 50 per cent of their time is spent on value-creating […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
Markets

Millennials love this new housing community in a forgotten stretch of California thanks to its ultra-fast internet and dirt-cheap home prices

Millennials represent 36% of all homebuyers in the US today. A new housing community called New Haven in Ontario, California, reports a millennial homeownership rate of more than 50%. New Haven offers modest homes at prices from $US200,000 to $US500,000. California is no paragon of affordability, particularly when it comes […]
Millennials love this new housing community in a forgotten stretch of California thanks to its ultra-fast internet and dirt-cheap home prices
Strategy

Millennials aren’t cool with being treated as ‘that generation’ at work

Reading the headlines on Gen Y, Gen X and millennials it’s clear many people believe distinct generational categories exist, that there are very real differences between them, and that organisations must manage these differences. Others write articles claiming there is battle raging between one generation and another. But there is […]
Millennials aren’t cool with being treated as ‘that generation’ at work
Markets

THE SECRET’S OUT: Low interest rates are a disaster for millennials

One of the fundamental intents of the record low interest rates that have been adopted in advanced economies over the past decade is encouraging people to spend now rather than save for later. Interest rate cuts put extra cash in the pockets of home owners by reducing their mortgage payments. […]
THE SECRET’S OUT: Low interest rates are a disaster for millennials
Markets

GOLDMAN SACHS: The ultimate guide to millennials

The millennial generation is growing faster than ever and set to change the face of the economy as it enters its prime spending years. The term millennials — first coined by sociologists William Strauss and Neil Howe — has been gathering momentum in recent years and forcing businesses to adapt […]
GOLDMAN SACHS: The ultimate guide to millennials
US

The craziest things millennials will do for free stuff

VIDEO: Perhaps the biggest risk-taking generation yet, millennials will go to great lengths for freebies. And brands are catching on. We've pulled together some of the most outrageous marketing stunts geared towards these Gen Y daredevils.
The craziest things millennials will do for free stuff