Lifestyle

17 brands millennials loved that ‘kids these days’ avoid

Millennials loved Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie, Hollister, and other preppy garb. They also spent a lot of time on Facebook. Gen Zs tend to wear fast fashion and athleisure. They have dumped Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram. Read on to see the 17 brands millennials loved as teens that haven’t captured […]
17 brands millennials loved that ‘kids these days’ avoid
Markets

7 of the biggest financial problems millennials face that their parents didn’t

Millennials are the generation born between 1981 and 1996. Because they came of age during the Great Recession,millennials are dealing with a number of financial problems. Some of millennials’ most critical money problems are student loan debt, inflating living costs, unexpected expenses, and needing to save more for life milestones. […]
7 of the biggest financial problems millennials face that their parents didn’t
Strategy

A professor in Ohio takes attendance on Twitter, posts homework on Slack, and holds office hours at 10 p.m. — and it shows how different Gen Z really is

The oldest members of Generation Z, born in the late 1990s, are changing the way colleges teach their students. An Ohio State professor quoted in The New York Times uses Twitter, Slack, and Zoom for tasks like taking attendance and holding office hours. The changes reflect Generation Z’s digital upbringing. […]
A professor in Ohio takes attendance on Twitter, posts homework on Slack, and holds office hours at 10 p.m. — and it shows how different Gen Z really is
Tech

You’ll reportedly need a minimum of $10 million in your family’s bank account to score an invite to this summer camp for rich millennials

Big banks have begun courting millennials from wealthy families in an effort to woo them as future clients, Bloomberg reports. At a recent summer camp sponsored by Swiss banking conglomerate UBS Group, a group of wealthy millennials enjoyed entrepreneurial workshops, luxurious food and drink, and niche networking opportunities. At a […]
You’ll reportedly need a minimum of $10 million in your family’s bank account to score an invite to this summer camp for rich millennials
News

JCPenney is abandoning millennials as it weathers an identity crisis

A JCPenney executive told The Wall Street Journal that the company “took its eye off of its core customer” – the middle-aged mum – in its effort to appeal to millennials. It is now trying to win back these shoppers. JCPenney‘s most recent CEO, Marvin Ellison, resigned in May. Ellison […]
JCPenney is abandoning millennials as it weathers an identity crisis
News

These are the 25 brands that millennials love the most

Market research firm Morning Consult released a list of millennials‘ top 25 beloved brands. Many of the top-rated brands were tech companies, including YouTube,Google,Netflix, and Amazon. Budget-friendly retailers such as Dollar Tree and Target also appeared in the ranking. For the past decade, experts have been trying to decipher the […]
These are the 25 brands that millennials love the most
Lifestyle

Rich people of different ages prefer to spend their money in vastly different ways

Millennials, Gen X, and baby boomers all prioritise their long-term wealth goals differently, according to Boston Private’s 2018 “The Why of Wealth” report. Millennials focus on goals associated with “purpose” and “idealism,” while older generations prioritise “personal and family-oriented goals.” However, spiritual fulfillment and achieving material well being rank low […]
Rich people of different ages prefer to spend their money in vastly different ways
Markets

The best bank for millennials doesn’t even have a brick-and-mortar

Ally Bank, which is online only, was rated the best bank for millennials by Kiplinger. It carries no monthly maintenance fees, requires no minimum balances, and offers competitive APYs. Discover Bank, also an online bank, was runner-up. It may come as no surprise that Kiplinger’s best bank for millennials, generation […]
The best bank for millennials doesn’t even have a brick-and-mortar
US

How to reach millennials now that they don’t watch much TV anymore

Kristen Lemkau manages a $US5 billion marketing budget as the CMO of JPMorgan Chase. Lemkau stopped by Business Insider for an interview with CEO Henry Blodget. She explains why JPMorgan Chase has retreated from an all-in digital marketing strategy and moved some money back to TV even though fewer people […]
How to reach millennials now that they don’t watch much TV anymore
Tech

The US cities attracting the most college graduates

In the US, many college graduates are choosing to live in urban areas. This is great news for cities, which know that college graduates can bolster their tech industries and spur economic growth. But some cities are attracting more college graduates than others. A new analysis from Brookings Institution demographer […]
The US cities attracting the most college graduates
Tech

A $35 million tech company is giving employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend — and it’s a millennial’s dream perk

Tech firm Verve gives employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend, making it a millennial’s dream company. Millennials, who make up the majority of Verve’s workforce, in general work more hours and forfeit more vacation days than previous generations. Verve’s cofounder Callum […]
A $35 million tech company is giving employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend  —  and it’s a millennial’s dream perk
US

We had millennials try Chick-fil-A for the first time

Chick-fil-A is a fan favourite among many for fast food restaurants. The biggest location in NYC opened right near the Insider Inc. office, so we fed some millennials who have never tried the chain’s food. Following is a transcript of the video. Katie Warren: I never tried Chick-fil-A because there […]
We had millennials try Chick-fil-A for the first time
Tech

The best US cities for millennials who have student debt

In the US, college is more expensive than ever before. Moreso than any other generation, millennials are graduating with crippling student debt that may take their entire lives to pay off. Today, the average American student leaves college with $US37,172 in loans, a $US20,000 hike from 13 years ago. After […]
The best US cities for millennials who have student debt
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

This private club of socially-conscious entrepreneurs bought a ski mountain in Utah for $40 million to build what has been called a ‘utopia for the millennial elite’

Summit, a socially conscious entrepreneurial collective, bought a mountain in Utah in 2013 for $US40 million. The community is known for its progressive events with leaders at the forefront of their respective industries making up the attendee list. Summit has begun building 28 houses on Powder Mountain as a first […]
This private club of socially-conscious entrepreneurs bought a ski mountain in Utah for $40 million to build what has been called a ‘utopia for the millennial elite’
Strategy

7 ways life is harder for millennials than it was for their parents

Millennials are generally defined as people born between 1981 and 1996. In some ways, their life is harder than it was for their parents at the same age. Many millennials are struggling financially and emotionally. Even online dating isn’t as easy as it might seem. Everyone likes to think their […]
7 ways life is harder for millennials than it was for their parents
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
Strategy

There’s a term for people born in the early ’80s who don’t feel like a millennial or a Gen Xer. Here’s everything we know about it.

Xennials are a “micro-generation” born between 1977 and 1985. This group has also been called the “Oregon Trail Generation.” Xennials may have been hit hardest by the recession because of a combination of student-loan debt, job loss, and other factors. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It’s hard not […]
There’s a term for people born in the early ’80s who don’t feel like a millennial or a Gen Xer. Here’s everything we know about it.
Strategy

14 things millennials do completely differently from their parents

The millennial generation generally includes people born between 1981 and 1996. Through their sheer size, they have affected industries such as fast food, fast fashion, and higher education. They parent differently from their parents – and run their lives differently, too. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Millennials are […]
14 things millennials do completely differently from their parents
Markets

Millennials’ eating habits are wildly different from their parents’ — and the food industry has to face urgent consequences

Millennials have a strong preference for convenience, and eat at restaurants more than any other generation, according to Bernstein analysts. This year, their purchasing power is set to surpass baby boomers’, making it crucial to understand how their spending differs from their parents’. Millennials, the largest living generation, are poised […]
Millennials’ eating habits are wildly different from their parents’  —  and the food industry has to face urgent consequences
News

The 10 most critical problems in the world, according to millennials

World Economic Forum surveys people every year about the biggest problems facing the world. Climate change is the millennial generation’s top concern for the third year in a row. Millennials are also concerned about large scale conflict, wars, and inequality. For the third year in a row, millennials who participated […]
The 10 most critical problems in the world, according to millennials
News

Coca-Cola says millennials are decimating sales of Diet Coke

Coca-Cola is trying to convince millennials to drink more Diet Coke. The beverage giant debuted new Diet Coke flavours, cans, and ads in January to try and attract new customers. Diet Coke has struggled to grow sales in recent years, due in part to evolving health trends. Coca-Cola is depending […]
Coca-Cola says millennials are decimating sales of Diet Coke
Tech

The key to disrupting a billion-dollar industry is ‘ignorance,’ says the founder of SoftBank’s latest multi-million dollar investment darling

Insurance provider Lemonade is a three-year-old startup that recently received $US120 million in a funding round led by Japanese telecom giant Softbank. Lemonade is attempting to reinvent the homeowners and renters insurance model in the US by cutting out brokers, offering competitive rates, and using an AI-powered mobile app. Co-founder […]
The key to disrupting a billion-dollar industry is ‘ignorance,’ says the founder of SoftBank’s latest multi-million dollar investment darling
Strategy

The 10 US cities where millennials can’t wait to move

Millennials are expected to become the most powerful generation in America in the not-so-distant future, as the group begins to exert an outsize influence on politics, culture, and the economy. But first, they will have to decide where they want to live. New data from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy […]
The 10 US cities where millennials can’t wait to move
Markets

Tesla’s Model 3 is the millennial dream car

Tesla is the premier, aspirational car brand for millennials. The company’s appeal is rooted in its ability to create a narrative that extends beyond traditional cars to renewable energy, space exploration, and self-driving vehicles. The Model 3’s tech features make the car particularly appealing to millennials. Forget Mustang and Corvette. […]
Tesla’s Model 3 is the millennial dream car
Markets

Here’s how millennials are trading Snap ahead of earnings

Millennials have been buying Snap more than they have been selling it. Baby Boomers also own a lot of Snap. Wall Street isn’t so optimistic on the social media company. Snap is set to report earnings following Tuesday’s closing bell, and both millennials and baby boomers seem to like the […]
Here’s how millennials are trading Snap ahead of earnings
Markets

Millennials are loading up on Amazon ahead of earnings

Millennials are extremely bullish on shares of Amazon ahead of its earnings report Thursday afternoon. Users on trading apps Robinhood and Stockpile are buying up shares quicker than their older peers. Amazon is scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings after the closing bell Thursday. Wall Street expects the e-commerce giant […]
Millennials are loading up on Amazon ahead of earnings
Markets

Millennials are bearish on Facebook ahead of earnings

Facebook will report fourth quarter earnings after the closing bell Wednesday. Ahead of its report, millennials on trading apps Robinhood and Stockpile are dumping shares quicker than in previous quarters. Facebook is scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings after Wednesday’s closing bell. Wall Street expects the social network to report […]
Millennials are bearish on Facebook ahead of earnings
Markets

A wildly popular bitcoin stock is popping after a 91-for-1 split

Grayscale Bitcoin Investment Trust gave investors 91 shares for every one they previously owned, and the stock is spiking now that shares are cheaper. The move makes the stock more accessible to those who want to invest. It just got easier to invest in bitcoin without actually buying the digital […]
A wildly popular bitcoin stock is popping after a 91-for-1 split
Markets

Millennials are loading up on Starbucks stock ahead of its earnings report

Millennials are buying shares of Starbucks six times faster than they’re selling on the trading app StockPile. The coffee giant will report earnings after the closing bell Thursday. Millennials famously love their coffee. They also love buying stock in the US’ largest coffee chain, data from investing app Stockpile show. […]
Millennials are loading up on Starbucks stock ahead of its earnings report
Markets

Millennials are not excited about AMD ahead of earnings

AMD was one of the most popular stocks on stock trading app Robinhood in 2017, but millennial investors weren’t too pumped about the stock ahead of its earnings. The company is currently mired in the CPU security flaw known as Spectre. Watch AMD stock price trade in real time here. […]
Millennials are not excited about AMD ahead of earnings
Markets

Millennials are snapping up shares of Netflix ahead of earnings

Netflix is set to release its fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Monday. Millennials on several popular investing apps seem bullish on the company. Watch Netflix shares trade in real time here. Netflix is set to report earnings on Monday after the market close, and millennials are jumping over each […]
Millennials are snapping up shares of Netflix ahead of earnings
Markets

Millennials did a terrible job picking stocks in 2017

Millennial investors favoured tech and bitcoin in 2017. The generation’s favourite stocks were mostly winners last year. While some millennials surely spent 2017 swiping through dating apps and posting selfies on social media, an increasing number of them started investing for their futures. The bad news is, they don’t seem […]
Millennials did a terrible job picking stocks in 2017
Strategy

23 things most millennials have never heard of

Millennials are people born between 1981 and 1997 who are between 21 and 37 years old in 2018. Many millennials aren’t familiar with some of the technological and cultural relics from earlier eras. For instance, most millennials probably aren’t familiar with Brownie cameras, sea monkeys, or ‘H.R. Pufnstuf.’ You can […]
23 things most millennials have never heard of
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