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Interview with a Millennial: William

Following is a transcript of an interview dated 01/19/2017 with a random, everyday millennial named William. He was born in the early 90s and currently works as an inventory clerk in a rural setting.  The transcription was conducted online and reviewed and edited through email with the interviewee. Interviewer: Good afternoon, William.  Will?  Can I call you Will? William: Either is …

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Interview with a Millennial: Lindsey

Following is a transcript of an interview dated 01/18/2017 with a random, everyday millennial named Lindsey. She was born in the late 80s and currently works as an Nurse Practitioner in a major US city.  The transcription was conducted over the phone and reviewed and edited through email with the interviewee. Interviewer: Good morning, Lindsey.  Thanks for allowing us …

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Poll: Do You Have at Least 3 Months Income in Savings?

Generation Y doesn’t seem to be saving money.  This could be because of many reasons – cost of living is high, wages are down, unemployment is high, debt is skyrocketing.  Do you, Generation Y, have at least 3 months of income in your savings?  Please only vote if you are from Generation Y to preserve …

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36 Facts About Generation Y in the Workplace and Beyond

More and more attention is starting to be paid to the working and spending habits of the biggest generation since the Baby Boomers: Generation Y.  There are 36 facts in the article at the bottom of the page.  I’ve pulled some of the more interesting bullets out to summarize, but I’d suggest reading the full …

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Generation Y Doesn’t Want Cars

Generation Y is passing on cars compared to previous generations.  There are a number of influencing factors ranging from financial reasons to lifestyle reasons.  There are three main reasons why purchasing an automobile may be placed on the backburner for the echo boomers: Generation Y finds cars expensive.  With the recession delaying the careers of …

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How to Make a Household Budget

It is important for Generation Y to practice good financial responsibility.  Echo boomers were taught that getting an education and a good job would allow us to live comfortably.  However, that American dream is no longer a reality, so its important to be intelligent in your financial decisions. Its really simple to create a quick …

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