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American millennials have less money than other generations did at their age — but studies show an alarming amount of them have delusional ideas about their wealth

Many American millennials think they will be millionaires by middle age and have a generally positive view about their finances, according to several studies. However, research shows a different reality: Millennials are behind financially. Millennials got a slow start to building wealth because of the Great Recession, and a rising […]
American millennials have less money than other generations did at their age — but studies show an alarming amount of them have delusional ideas about their wealth
Markets

Millennials are worried that a stock-market crash could derail the US economy

Millennials are more worried than older Americans about stock-market volatility impacting the US economy according to a new study. Older Americans are more concerned that terrorism and economic risks outside the US could cause a slowdown. Read more stories at MarketsInsider.com US millennials are more worried about a stock-market decline […]
Millennials are worried that a stock-market crash could derail the US economy
Lifestyle

Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law — and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap

College kids are renting mansions in Vancouver for cheap, reported Natalie Wong and Natalie Obiko Pearson of Bloomberg. Mansion owners in Vancouver are trying to rent their empty homes to avoid new taxes that have been implemented to bring expensive housing prices down. Vancouver is heading for a “bumpy landing,” […]
Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law — and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap
Lifestyle

Rich millennials are buying vacation homes before starter homes. There are 3 things you should consider before buying one, says a financial expert.

Some rich millennials are buying vacation homes instead of primary homes because it’s too expensive to buy in the cities where they live. There are three main reasons why people consider buying a vacation home, according to financial expert Jean Chatzky: They frequent a certain area, they’re planning to retire, […]
Rich millennials are buying vacation homes before starter homes. There are 3 things you should consider before buying one, says a financial expert.
Lifestyle

Millennials really love plants

Millennials love plants. While millennials have been said to be wiping out numerous industries, they’re giving the plant industry life, Matthew Boyle for Bloomberg reported. The plant trend among millennials ties into their decision to delay parenthood and their affinity for wellness. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. If there’s one […]
Millennials really love plants
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17 ways life is different for millennials than for baby boomers, from crushing student loans to a disappearing middle class

Millennials and baby boomers generally face different financial circumstances. INSIDER and Morning Consult recently teamed up to survey 4,400 Americans, and found that millennials are more affected by a higher cost of living and student loan debt. While millennials are trailing behind baby boomers financially, they’re trying hard to catch […]
17 ways life is different for millennials than for baby boomers, from crushing student loans to a disappearing middle class
Lifestyle

The middle class is disappearing in countries around the world, and it means millennials won’t have the same opportunities their parents did

Millennials are being “squeezed out of the middle class,” Richard Partington for The Guardian reported, citing the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The shrinking middle class among millennials worldwide means that millennials won’t have the same opportunities as their parents, according to Partington. This can be seen in […]
The middle class is disappearing in countries around the world, and it means millennials won’t have the same opportunities their parents did
Markets

4 things millennials are doing right with their money

Though many millennials are unprepared for their own retirement and homeownership expectations, some are making good decisions with their money, an INSIDER and Morning Consult survey found. About 32% of millennial respondents said they had zero credit-card debt, while about 36% of those who do have debt said they had […]
4 things millennials are doing right with their money
Lifestyle

A 25-year-old YouTuber quit her job and now makes 6 figures recording herself eating, and it’s a trend more and more influencers are cashing in on

Kim Thai earns six figures filming herself eating a lot of food on her YouTube channel Eat with Kim, Andrea Stanley for Cosmopolitan reported. Thai is part of the mukbang community, a growing group of YouTubers who share videos of themselves “ingesting massive quantities of food” – mainly seafood, Stanley […]
A 25-year-old YouTuber quit her job and now makes 6 figures recording herself eating, and it’s a trend more and more influencers are cashing in on
Lifestyle

Rich millennials are creating new trends and status symbols — here are 7 ways they’re redefining what luxury looks like

Rich millennials are giving the luxury world a facelift. Like other millennials, they spend on experiences – but they’re opting to pay for VIP treatments and customisation. In luxury fashion, rich millennials are reinventing the meaning of expensive sneakers and streetwear. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rich millennials‘ […]
Rich millennials are creating new trends and status symbols — here are 7 ways they’re redefining what luxury looks like
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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
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Millennials should do this if they want to get a great deal on a car

Young people are often advised to spend a relatively meager amount of money on their cars and discouraged from taking out longer-term loans. That’s bad advice. It’s better to buy a high-quality certified pre-owned vehicle, pay it off on whatever schedule works for your budget, and keep it for 20 […]
Millennials should do this if they want to get a great deal on a car
Lifestyle

Millennials would rather spend money on experiences than on things. There are 4 reasons why that’s a smart money move, according to a financial expert

Millennials, who prefer to spend their money on experiences, might be getting something right when it comes to their spending habits. Spending money on experiences can create a longer-lasting, more substantial payoff, according to financial expert Jean Chatzky. Experiences not only create memories and anticipation, but they can involve other […]
Millennials would rather spend money on experiences than on things. There are 4 reasons why that’s a smart money move, according to a financial expert
Lifestyle

Millennials don’t want to buy baby boomers’ sprawling, multi-bedroom homes, and it’s creating a major problem in the real-estate market

Millennials and baby boomers tend to make different lifestyle choices, from marriage and family to how they spend their money. The two generations also have different tastes in homes. Millennials aren’t buying the large, elaborate houses built by boomers in Sunbelt states like Arizona, Florida, and the Carolinas, Candace Taylor […]
Millennials don’t want to buy baby boomers’ sprawling, multi-bedroom homes, and it’s creating a major problem in the real-estate market
Lifestyle

Raising kids is so expensive in America that millennials are prioritising their pets instead and dropping up to $400 on designer dog clothes

Millennials are spending more than $US400 on designer dog clothes, according to Fashionista. As millennials delay traditional milestones, like getting married, buying a house, or having children, they’re choosing to be pet owners instead. In a world where raising kids is a six-figure undertaking, spoiling a pet is less expensive. […]
Raising kids is so expensive in America that millennials are prioritising their pets instead and dropping up to $400 on designer dog clothes
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Bernie Sanders says he needs to do a ‘better job’ explaining socialism as Republicans try to link his policies to Venezuela

Sen. Bernie Sanders told NPR it’s “nonsense” when people on the political right attempt to characterise democratic socialism as “authoritarianism and communism and Venezuela.” Socialism remains a divisive term in US politics, and the presidential hopeful signalled he needs to do a “better job” explaining what it really means. The […]
Bernie Sanders says he needs to do a ‘better job’ explaining socialism as Republicans try to link his policies to Venezuela
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The 8 best cars for millennials to buy, according to the experts

We asked experts what the best cars were for millennials to buy. While millennials have expensive taste in rental vehicles, their buying habits are a little more pragmatic. Some of the best cars for millennials to buy include models from Toyota,Hyundai, and Kia. Aside from the purchase of a home, […]
The 8 best cars for millennials to buy, according to the experts
Lifestyle

20 things that were way harder before the internet

People like to think of the past as “a simpler time,” but was it really? Back before GPS, dating apps, and Google, people had to live their lives without the ease and accessibility the internet affords – which made the following 20 things way harder than they are now. Keep […]
20 things that were way harder before the internet
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More than a third of millennials share Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s worry about having kids while the threat of climate change looms

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said last week that some young people are concerned about having children given the threat climate change could pose to future generations. The comments drew intense media attention – one conservative pundit called it “fascistic.” But a new INSIDER poll found that nearly a third of Americans […]
More than a third of millennials share Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s worry about having kids while the threat of climate change looms
Markets

Millennials have been called the ‘brokest’ and the ‘richest’ generation, and experts say both of those are true

Millennials have been called the “richest” and the “brokest” generation. Which is true? A study from the Federal Reserve found that while millennials have less money compared to previous generations at their age, millennial households have more money. Economic conditions have put millennials financially behind previous generations at their age, […]
Millennials have been called the ‘brokest’ and the ‘richest’ generation, and experts say both of those are true
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

Here’s the town in every state with the most millennials

Using data from the US Census Bureau, we found the town in every state with the highest percentage of young adults age 20 to 34. Many college towns appear on the list. Young adults tend to be concentrated in certain places. The “American Community Survey” is an annual survey run […]
Here’s the town in every state with the most 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
Markets

5 common mistakes millennials make when buying their first home

Buying a home is a rite of passage, a huge responsibility, and potentially a great investment, but it’s also all too easy to make mistakes in the process. Many millennials are reaching a point in their lives when they are finally ready to become first-time homebuyers, which means they soon […]
5 common mistakes millennials make when buying their first home
Lifestyle

17 things we wish we knew before moving in with our partners

An important relationship milestone is when you move in together. You’re likely to learn a lot about each other during this time. You’ll become aware of every bad habit and quirk your partner has. But there are some nice things about it too. We asked millennials what they learned when […]
17 things we wish we knew before moving in with our partners
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More than 1.4 billion pounds of cheese are reportedly stuck in warehouses — and millennials’ refusal to eat American cheese is part of the problem

Cheese stockpiles have hit record highs, with 1.4 billion pounds of American-made cheese in warehouses across the United States. International cheese sales are down after Mexico and China set tariffs on American-made cheese earlier this year. Americans increasingly prefer fancier, foreign cheeses. Millennials are ditching American cheese in favour of […]
More than 1.4 billion pounds of cheese are reportedly stuck in warehouses — and millennials’ refusal to eat American cheese is part of the problem
Strategy

Most millennials and Gen Zs have never experienced a recession during their careers, and an economist says it’s changing the way people act at work

Labelled by Gallup as “the job-hopping generation,” millennials generally don’t plan on staying with their employer for more than a few years. Gen Zs, the generational cohort born after 1997, will likely be just as restless. Glassdoor chief economist Andrew Chamberlain said younger workers feel comfortable asking for perks that […]
Most millennials and Gen Zs have never experienced a recession during their careers, and an economist says it’s changing the way people act at work
Strategy

50 damaging habits you should break before you turn 30

Everyone has goals they want to accomplish. But with busy schedules and work demands, it can sometimes feel like we let them slip away. The approach of 30 is the perfect time to be introspective and look at all the areas of your life you might want to tweak. So […]
50 damaging habits you should break before you turn 30
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An artist Photoshops classic art onto modern-day scenes, and the results are hilarious

Artist Hayati Evren Photoshops classic paintings onto modern-day images for hilarious new takes. His Instagram following is steadily growing, with 70,500 followers currently consuming his work. Popular characters throughout his work include Vincent van Gogh, the “Mona Lisa,” and the “Girl with a Pearl Earring.” Visual designer Hayati Evren (Hayati’nin […]
An artist Photoshops classic art onto modern-day scenes, and the results are hilarious
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Why saying no to a second date could be sabotaging your love life

More young people than ever before are now single, and while for some this is a choice, others are struggling to find love. Dating apps are often blamed for the rise of “hook-up culture” and thus the decline of commitment, but this may not be the case. According to The […]
Why saying no to a second date could be sabotaging your love life
Strategy

17 wild job titles companies are using to attract millennials

“Rock star” and “ninja” are becoming increasingly common job titles. Companies across America are bidding farewell to terms like “associate” and introducing ones like “evangelist” as a way of attracting younger employees. We looked at job postings around the country and found 17 of the most unusual titles – and […]
17 wild job titles companies are using to attract millennials
Strategy

Companies are desperate to attract millennials — and they’re rebranding job titles as ‘ninjas,’ ‘rock stars,’ and ‘evangelists’ to do it

“Rock star” and “ninja” are becoming increasingly typical job titles. Companies across America are bidding farewell to terms like “associate” and introducing ones like “evangelist” as a way of attracting younger employees. Research suggests that a new job title can reframe how you think of your role in a company. […]
Companies are desperate to attract millennials — and they’re rebranding job titles as ‘ninjas,’ ‘rock stars,’ and ‘evangelists’ to do it
Markets

3 reasons why you should consider getting a prenup

Prenups are becoming more common among millennials – should you be signing one too? Prenups are worth considering for various reasons, especially if one partner has more assets than the other, one or both partners have investments, or if you plan to have a family. Signing a prenup requires thought […]
3 reasons why you should consider getting a prenup
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9 ways college is different for millennials than it was for previous generations

Millennials’ lives are a lot different than their parents’ lives were at the same age. Exhibit A: College – higher education has evolved over time, creating a different environment for millennials compared to previous generations. Most significantly, college today is more expensive for millennials – but it has also experienced […]
9 ways college is different for millennials than it was for previous generations
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The trendy co-living spaces attracting millennials in New York and San Francisco are just the latest version of a concept that’s been around for 200 years

The number of renters living with roommates has been climbing, according to a recent article by The Atlantic. Millennials are looking to cut back on costs in a period of increasing rents. But cohabitation is nothing new – immigrants and workers sought out boarding houses during the 19th century. Today’s […]
The trendy co-living spaces attracting millennials in New York and San Francisco are just the latest version of a concept that’s been around for 200 years
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15 millennials are running for House seats in primary elections on Tuesday, and 4 candidates are poised to make history if they win

Voters head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections in Florida, Arizona, and Oklahoma for a potentially historic vote in state legislatures. In these primaries, 15 millennials are running for seats in the House of Representatives, continuing the swell of younger candidates aiming to transform Congress in November’s midterm elections. […]
15 millennials are running for House seats in primary elections on Tuesday, and 4 candidates are poised to make history if they win
Lifestyle

The states with the most millennials living with their parents, ranked

Millennials are grappling with issues like student loans and pricey housing. Many of them also have to be caregivers to elderly parents. As a result, an increasing amount of millennials live with their parents. According to a Comet study, the state with the highest proportion of millennials living at home […]
The states with the most millennials living with their parents, ranked
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