Still supporting your adult children? Join the club

Posted On January 10, 2019

Have you helped your adult children with a rent payment since they moved out on their own? Covered their insurance? Helped them pay down their bills or chipped in on a down-payment for a house or car? You’re far from alone. You’re actually in the majority. Nearly 80 percent of…

Categories: Blog, Generation Y / Millennials, Parenting

We’ve seen the millennial office, but what will an iGen workspace look like?

Posted On November 26, 2018

We’ve spent a good bit of time in this space discussing the aspects of a millennial workspace. But perhaps, with iGen now starting to enter the workforce, we should consider what they will want in an office as well. Beatriz Sanchez, a contributor at, did just that recently, and…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, iGen, Workplace

Are millennials killing Hooters too? Not so fast.

Posted On November 7, 2018

Stop me if you’ve heard this, but guys still like eating chicken wings and looking at scantily clad women. Hence, despite what Business Insider would have us believe are millennials’ best efforts, reports of the Hooters restaurant chain’s demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Business Insider, which seems to blame…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials

Millennials are in marriage to win, not divorce

Posted On October 30, 2018

We Generation Xers and Baby Boomers are well attuned to what we perceive as millennial flaws. They’re not good with commitment, we believe. They don’t know how to overcome adversity. They expect things to be handed to them. They don’t do well when conditions in the workplace or in life…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials

Want to leave it all behind? Some millennials are.

Posted On September 14, 2018

Ever wanted to just quit your job, leave everything behind and move to an island? Most of us have, at some point, fantasized about it. According to the New York Post, however, many aren’t just daydreaming about it. They’re doing it. The Post interviewed several twenty-somethings who have quit their…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Travel, Work

Rewarding man’s best friend with fur-ternity leave

Posted On September 6, 2018

As the largest generation currently in the workforce, millennials are changing the way the modern office looks and operates. Cubicles and offices are giving way to open floor plans and standing desks. Employers are paying more attention to work-life balance and charitable opportunities for their employees. And at least one…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Workplace

Stop blaming millennials for the internet’s dirty work

Posted On August 20, 2018

So apparently Business Insider isn’t the only outlet obsessed with blaming millennials for the demise of pretty much any product that’s seeing a slip in sales. Quartz published a piece recently blaming millennials for what it termed the death of the classic novel. In making this claim, writer Ajinomoh Ozovehe…

Categories: Advertising, Downloadable Media, Generation Y / Millennials

Another ridiculous fabricated reason millennials can’t afford to buy a house

Posted On August 10, 2018

In the digital age of social media white noise, media outlets make their money by attracting eyeballs. Two of the ways they try to do this are by jumping on popular topics and inventing new angles until they run them into the ground, and by using what we now commonly…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Home Ownership

Growing too fast or not growing at all: the questions CEOs should ask themselves

Posted On July 7, 2018

What does a CEO need to focus on if his or her company is stagnant and starting to lose business to competitors? What about the CEO of a company that is growing so fast it can’t hire fast enough? While these two situations are wildly different – even opposite –…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Podcast, Work, Workplace

Millennials finding it tough to bounce back from Great Recession

Posted On June 16, 2018

We grouse about their participation trophies and helicopter parenting. We stereotype them as overly entitled and self-absorbed. We laugh about their reactions to pop culture standards from before they were born. But instead of mocking millennials, we should perhaps be worried about them. A new study from the Federal Reserve…

Categories: Blog, Financial Services, Generation Y / Millennials, Wealth



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