Posts with the category ‘Millennials’


How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

Article written by Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University   As someone who researches generational differences, I find one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is “What generation am I in?” If you were born before 1980, that’s a relatively easy question to answer: the Silent Generation was born between 1925 and 1945; baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964; Gen X followed (born between 1965 and 1979). Next come millennials, born after 1980. But… Read More


Unmarried Millennials and Money

By Kristy Archuleta Sometimes referred to as the “Me Me Me” generation, millennials have become the largest living population in the U.S. (U.S. Census Bureau). Millennials are known for having heavy financial burdens, being the most racially diverse generation — and delaying marriage (Drake, 2014). What do their different views on marriage than previous generations mean for millennial couples, especially when faced with these financial challenges? Are these couples less committed? Do they trust less? Not necessarily. Read more here.


Turning 30 and Getting Serious About Finances

Prepared by Financial Planning Association Throughout her 20s, Nancy Corwin dreaded the day she turned the big 3-0.1 Then the day finally came—and went. “And it was no big deal,” said Nancy. “It was really sort of a letdown after all that worrying,” she joked. One thing did change for Nancy, however. She decided to get serious about her financial life—and her future. The Future Starts Now “It took me a while to get out of that college lifestyle,” said… Read More


How to Look Like a Million Bucks on a Millennial’s Budget

By Hannah Bae What would you rather have: A) 10 shoddily constructed garments from H&M, or B) 1 impeccably crafted piece by Prada? For too many young professionals, the answer is A, by necessity. Affording designer goods seems impossible when you’re on a budget. In reality, with a little smart budgeting and a lot of mindfulness, it’s entirely possible to build out a great wardrobe without going broke. Read more here.    


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