Author Parag Khanna says trailer homes are a "symbol of the new American mobility." It's also typical millennial lemonade made out of economic lemons.
Millennials' top brands include social media companies, fast-food chains, and streaming services, according to data compiled by Comparably.
The Bank of America analysts pointed to rising sales of pregnancy tests and higher birth rates as evidence a baby boom was imminent.
Older generations don't understand just how much harder it is for millennials and younger generations to build wealth.
Both Gen Z and millennials crave flexibility and a work-life balance. Millennials paved the path, but pandemic enabled Gen Z to finish the work.
Gen Z and millennial investors remain cryptocurrency’s core evangelists, even amid market volatility and crashes, new data shows.
Gen Z's entry into the workforce has brought a whole new set of workplace norms. And if Gen Zers don't like a job, they're not afraid to leave it.
High housing prices will be the "norm" until builders catch up on supply as millennials continue to drive a housing frenzy, an economist told Insider.
With fewer expenses, from student debt to eating out, millennials were able to save thousands, per a New York Life survey.
LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky said the Great Resignation is more like a "Great Reshuffle." Gen Z and millennials are switching jobs at high rates.
It all started with a 1798 "pompkin" pie recipe. Then came Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Baby boomers and millennials are in a housing war. A Zillow report lays out how boomers are winning, and it's really not even close.
Homes today are expensive. So is being single. It's left some millennials combining their savings with friends to buy a house together.
Many millennial women are seeking out more sustainable options than fast-fashion as they return to work or socializing - and striking out.
Spanish President Pedro Sanchez hopes that paying young people to move out of their parents' home will solve the country's rental problems.
The latest Mafia bust is an economic microcosm: Older generations cling to power, and blame millennials for spending too much time on their phones.
WASP culture has made a comeback with the rise of the "old money" aesthetic. It's showing up in fashion, decor, and hobbies like golfing and boating.
With monthly $2,500 student loan payments and $4,300 in rent, Kyle was living a HENRY (high earner, not rich yet) life. But remote work set him free.
Insider spoke to people struggling to land roles in tech despite having years of experience, including one who has worked for Microsoft and Facebook.
Big cities still have appeal after the pandemic: 60% of the wealthiest millennials plan to buy a home in an urban area, per an Engel & Völkers report.
Insider spoke with Phoenix residents to find out what the weather, housing, public transportation, and nightlife are like in the southwestern city.
Gen Z has influencing power. Millennials have spending power. The oldest member of each generation is writing the next chapter of American life.
Two recessions before the age of 40, student debt, and soaring cost of living kept millennials from building wealth, even though they're getting paid.
Boomers are staying put in their houses as they age. That could be a big problem for other generations who want to build wealth through real estate.
Most millennials are hitting a precarious life stage, full of expensive milestones but not peak earnings. The economy of this century hasn't helped.
Millennials woke up from the pandemic no longer the "it" generation. More like "cheugy." Here's how Gen Z stole the crown of cool during quarantine.
Older millennials and younger Gen Xers are driving America's Great Resignation, per the HBR. Geriatric millennials have the upper hand.
Millennials were most likely to perceive wealth differently and change how they plan to use it after the pandemic, a Boston Private report found.
Lily Francus of Moody's Analytics discussed short squeezes, how to trade meme stocks safely, and why young people are gambling on speculative assets.
Millennials known as HENRYs - high earner, not rich yet - prefer a comfy lifestyle, but a new survey found that means things can get tight.
The typical geriatric millennial remembers Napster and Myspace, but is also comfortable with TikTok and Clubhouse. They straddle a digital divide.
The NAR found student debt is in the way of homeownership for 51% of borrowers. Most are millennials - just as the generation hits homebuying age.
The oldest millennials enter middle age this year. Many don't identify with the rest of their generation and are financially behind older generations.
In the great housing shortage of 2021, the typical homebuyer had a rough go. They made multiple offers and paid more than they intended.
Young people around the world are getting rich from selling secondhand and vintage goods on social shopping app Depop.
Social Security shrinking is the latest roadblock for millennials, who have no pension and little retirement savings after several economic woes.
Three quarters of young people in manufacturing and STEM industries are interested in moving regionally for their careers, a new report has found.
The economy has been geared toward tackling inflation for 40 years, but that may change as the generations split on which crisis to tackle first.
Discounted NYC real estate, a supply shortage, and the pandemic sent young professional New Yorkers into the hands of interior designers.
She used a balance transfer credit card to pay off debt, saved in an emergency fund, and took advantage of her employer's retirement account.
She used a balance transfer credit card to pay off debt, saved in an emergency fund, and took advantage of her employer's retirement account.
"Henrys" are typically millennials earning over $100,000. They finally learned how to save during the pandemic, but their wallets still feel tight.
Those who budgeted $100,000 for a 2020 wedding are now spending twice as much on their delayed weddings - and it's boosting the economy.
Corporate homebuilders are making houses more expensive by saying no to new potential sales. It's pushing millennial homeownership out of reach.
Today's housing crisis isn't just because of unaffordable homes, per a USC study. Millennials just aren't used to moving and that has hurt the market.
There are 400 million millennials in China. Insider interviewed six of them to find out more about how they live, work, and play.
55% of millennials surveyed expressed concern about working in-person, compared to 45% of Gen X participants and 36% of baby boomers.
Shang of Save My Cents reached a net worth of $1 million in her early 30s by investing consistently, living on one income, and side hustling.
Younger workers have already borne the brunt of the pandemic's economic devastation, and kids may also miss out.
A near-perfect, unopened copy of "Super Mario 64" just sold for over $1.5 million dollars - nearly double the next most-expensive game of all time, a rare copy of "The Legend of Zelda."
You'll be paying more for flights, hotels, food, and vehicle rentals this summer. Prices have soared in 2021, hitting new heights in June.
In the past nine months, cult alcohol brands White Claw and Japanese RTD Strong Zero have launched in Australia, betting young Aussies will flock to their products. Branding around health and wellness in the alcohol space is driving demand for hard seltzer, Lion’s consumer and brand director Anubha Sahasrabuddhe told […]
Millennials drove potential homeownership demand to a record high, per First American. But a historic housing shortage is leaving them empty-handed.
Starter homes are at a 50-year low. In 2020, only 65,000 entry-level homes were built, despite 2.38 million first-time homebuyers buying that year.
59% of millennials and Gen Z plan to use pandemic savings on a down payment, per Zillow. It signals the 2020 housing boom - or crisis - will continue.
As the US birth rate declines, millennial women are realizing having kids comes at a cost. There's also a lot more to life in the post-2008 economy.
Real estate agents from South Florida to Silicon Valley shared their insights into the wild world of residential real estate.
Connie Conpoint added to her net worth by taking advantage of her employer benefits like HSAs, 401(k), and stock programs.
Biden has yet to fulfill his promise to cancel $10,000 in student debt. Many millennials banked on him to absolve one of their biggest burdens.
IKONICK, an online art company, tapped into the millennial art buyer with motivational, meme-inspired canvas art. Now, it's entering the NFT space.
Millennials and Gen Z are spending more than they did pre-pandemic, and they're leading the jobs comeback. That's good for the economy.
Experts are debating whether the pandemic baby bust will be permanent or temporary. A new Brookings report says its unlikely births will rebound.
Millennials are having buyer's remorse, citing hidden homeownership costs and overpaying for homes as reasons for their regret.
New research from the Commonwealth Bank looking at the attitudes Australian Millennials have towards their personal finances exposes a stark divide between expectations and reality. It found most say they lack a plan for saving long-term, with a third admitting to saving only occasionally. While 58% of millennials said they […]
The number of comments on the cryptocurrency subreddit has soared above the number on Wall Street Bets, new data shows.
Higher-income millennials plan to spend the most post-pandemic, a McKinsey report found. That's good, because the economy needs them to.
The CDC found the US birth rate fell by 4% in 2020. It could usher in a new era of change for the economy, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Olivia Rodrigo's album "SOUR" is an emotional lifeline, tethering generations to each other with the shared experiences of adolescence.
Day-trader Eric Hackney is a "thrill-seeking amateur, goaded on by social media," Bloomberg reported.
After 2020's housing boom comes 2021's surge in home renovation. It's driving the economy, but many millennials are struggling to afford it.
The GameStop craze "has heralded a new generation of enthusiastic and engaged investors," BMO said in its survey results.
Shorts lost $210 million from their positions in AMC and $227 million from GameStop on Monday alone. "This is what the Reddit Army is hoping for."
The new youth account offering is part of Fidelity's push to attract new investors to financial markets.
Americans are moving for the first time in a decade, with the wealthy leading the way due to remote work. Millennials are at the center of the story.
It's cool, it's made millionaires out of Average Joes and nothing like old-school finance. We spoke to young investors about why they love crypto.
BofA's sixth survey on millennial home improvement found 82% were more likely to buy a fixer. After that, they have to take out loans for DIY work.
High-earning millennials, most likely to spend pandemic savings on travel, are already spending on luxury travel. It's a good sign for the economy.
A millennial paid off her student loans in five years by negotiating raises, and taking advantage of the interest rate pause.
Millennials led the housing recovery, but soaring demand exacerbated a housing shortage. The low inventory pushed prices up and homes out of reach.
Millennials are finally buying homes, but they're facing a historic housing shortage. It's their latest economic bad luck since the Great Recession.
The housing market looks safe from a crash, but that means prices should keep rising the rest of the year, with affordability remaining a big concern.
In 1997, "The Fourth Turning" predicted that a "Gray Champion" saintly warrior figure would usher in an economic restructuring after chaos in 2020.
A wealth gap and assorted nuances explain how millennials are both advancing and struggling. They're a fragmented generation with many sub-cohorts.
Mandy Shunnarah of Columbus, Ohio, lost her job in 2020. A $20,000 severance check gave her a head start on her dream freelance writing career.
The pandemic crushed the real estate market, forced banks to offer historically low mortgage interest rates, and I was able to buy an apartment.
America is seeing a "baby bust" as women put off having kids during the pandemic. It could mean lower growth over the long term - or a delayed boom.
Investing $1,000 for a 20-year period at an expected 2% return rate will reap Gen Z $1,486 - less than what past generations made at a 5% return rate.
Millennial demand for homes left America short of 2.5 million houses, Jefferies writes. Contractors need to build at least 2 million to meet demand.
Gen Z is set to earn a third less on stock and bond investments than millennials, Gen X, and boomers. They can expect average returns of just 2%.
The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a real-estate rush, with desperate homebuyers snatching up homes nationwide.
To position for a lasting jump in interest rates, Lee recommends investors buy cyclical stocks that are tied to the reopening of the economy.
A huge chunk of March's blowout report of 916,000 new jobs came from 280,000 in leisure and hospitality. More than half of that was in food/drinking.
White older millennials have a median wealth of $88,000, compared to $5,000 for Black older millennials, according to new data from the St. Louis Fed.
In 2016, millennials had wealth levels 34% below where it should've been absent the Great Recession. As of 2019, that wealth deficit was 11%.
Staying in school later and marrying later doesn't mean millennials are behind, says a psychologist. Instead, they're reframing societal expectations.
For better or worse, some millennials are coming out of the pandemic with a new sense of adulthood. They bought houses, nested, and dealt with stress.
PJ brands sit at a privileged position between two multi-billion-dollar industries: loungewear and self-care.
Millennials in India are increasingly day trading. It's part of a wider trend of young investors shaking up the stock market - for better and worse.
Low employment for young Americans risks long bouts of future unemployment, lower earning potential, and weaker economic growth, a Fed study said.
Millennial art investors are digitally reshaping the art market. They're more likely to buy online, and they've spent millions on NFT crypto art.