Gen Y

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Gen Y

A popular term that describes the demographic cohort following Generation X, which has been variously defined as corresponding to those born between the mid-1970s up to the early 2000s. They are also known as the Echo Boomers, given that many of them are children of baby boomers.
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In order to achieve their vision of success, Millennials are willing to make trade-offs.
When it comes to what millennials value most in their careers, you can count on a few things, according to Vertafore, an insurance software provider.
Eighty percent of millennial small businesses are profitable, two percent higher than the national average and four percent higher than their boomer counterparts.
Results from the household demographics data reveal that no marked differences exist in millennial's vehicle ownership relative to baby boomers.
Since early 2017, millennials have been the largest mortgage purchasers by the number of loans originated, surpassing Generation X as the leader inJanuary 2017.
As with many societal pressures, millennial burnout disproportionately affects women.
* Millennials apparently are not the job hoppers so many say they are -- which may mean their finances are in better shape than many of us believe.
* Only 1-in-6 Millennials said they couldn't imagine ever wanting to change from their current bank.
Put like that, the conditions millennials face are tough.
Market volatility can represent buying opportunities for Millennials, as stock prices will be lower; however, uninformed employees may feel insecure--usually younger Millennials just beginning their career, says Tina Wilson, head of investment solutions at MassMutual.
As part of our talent development, we are hiring millennials and accelerating their growth in the organisation to take up critical decision-making positions.