Articles about Millennials

The Whole Human

STUDY: Watching reality stars can make us less sympathetic to poor people

When you get obsessed with the rich and glamorous lives on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," "X Factor," "The Apprentice," and "Made in Chelsea," there can be a downside to your binge-watching habits.


Here is some of the worst advice currently being given to Millennials

Here are the seven pieces of advice that I HATE hearing people give to Millennials. Top of the list: Work harder you lazy punk!


Survey: 22% of Americans say they ‘fell’ into their job instead of picking it

New findings from LinkedIn on what they call "career sleepwalking" show that 22% of Americans say they "fell' into their job instead of picking it.


Survey: 52% of Millennial parents think having kids has been good for their careers

51% of Millennials say they are more family-focused than career-focused and 48% Millennials predict they’ll attain the "American Dream" by age 40.


Survey: Millennials say they need a salary of $80k ‘to feel happy’

Millennials, need an average salary of $80,000 "to feel happy" — those younger than 30 said $53,500, while those 30 and up said $101,500.

Personal Finance

Survey reveals the spending habits of Millennials (spoiler: they like coffee and eating out)

27% of Millennials dole out more money for coffee monthly than they save for retirement and 37% admit to saving nothing for their Golden Years.


Why summer is the best time to ask for a promotion

While some of us consider summer to be a time for vacation, it may be the best time to hustle and ask for a promotion, according to a new report.


Almost 1 in 3 Millennials using retirement money to finance homes

When you're a cash-strapped aspiring homeowner, you may start digging through all your emergency funds to get the home of your dreams.

Personal Finance

When wives earn more than their husbands, they both lie about it

The question of who makes more in a relationship makes some couples so uncomfortable that they are willing to lie on the record about how much they earn.


Survey: 86% of Millennials say they’d prefer to stay and grow within their company

New findings show that 86% of Millennials surveyed agreed that if they had "career training and development" through their employers, they wouldn’t leave.

Personal Finance

The pros and cons of having separate banking accounts

A Bank of America study found that Millennial couples have separate bank accounts more than twice as much as Generation X and Baby Boomers.

Personal Finance

Mapping the best (and worst) places for Millennials to make a living

Our new map highlights the parts of the country where millennials are earning the most (and least) on an adjusted basis.


Survey reveals the top money issues Gen Xers, Baby Boomers wish they learned earlier

New research shows that the most popular money issue Gen Xers and Baby Boomers "wished they'd learned" when they were younger is how the stock market works.

The Whole Human

4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

Soft skills are related to the interaction between two or more people and speak volumes about your ability to be a leader.


Who gets to be defined as a self-made success?

Who gets to be called a self-made success? This is a debate that Forbes Magazine kicked off when it put Kylie Jenner on its cover.


Survey: 14% of Millennials say ‘bad credit’ is the reason they have roommates

Research shows that 14% of Millennials say "bad credit" is why they have roommates, and 25% say it's hurting their chances of getting a home.

How To

A guide to writing the perfect pitch to secure a side hustle

Career happiness doesn’t have to be just a far-fetched idea. A side hustle can make it a reality, and if you need help getting a start, this can help.


Survey: 63% of employees don’t plan to work on July 5th

It's officially a holiday week— the fourth of July is this Wednesday, and there are bound to be a bunch of absences across your office. New data from OfficePulse shows that 63% of employees don't plan to work on the fifth of July. More than 350 workers weighed in for the survey.


Millennials would be willing to give up shampoo, TV, and pets for their phones

What would you be willing to give up for more time on your phone? For some Millennials, the answer can be extreme. According to a new Visible survey of more than 1,000 Millennials ages 18 to 34, people are willing to give up time with their pets and time shampooing in the shower to maintain their smartphone addiction.


Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

One of the best descriptions of a leader I’ve heard is that leaders focus on vision and strategy, guiding and removing obstacles for their teams.


Survey: 31% say ‘a few hours’ is the longest they could be without their smartphone

31% of Americans say they think "the longest amount of time" that they could be without their smartphones "for personal use" is simply "a few hours."


This young woman turned the classic yoga class model upside down and people love it

Y7 Studio co-founder Sarah Larson Levey wanted to change the stereotypical image of yoga — It is just you, your sweat and some truly bumpin' beats.


Millennials may be the first generation less healthy than their parents

For Millennials, distress about securing good jobs and housing is causing long-term negative health effects. According to a new report from The Health Foundation, Millennials in the U.K. may grow up the first generation to be less healthy than their parents by the time they reach middle age.


Millennials still getting mom and dad to pay for rent and phone bills

Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you're independent. Even after they become fully-fledged adults, many Millennials still rely on their parents' money to get by.


Survey: ‘Lazy’ is the most annoying Millennial workplace stereotype

New research on working Millennials shows that by far, the most annoying "workplace stereotype" about this generation is that they're "lazy."