Millennials

Millennials Will Break The Bank On Homes To Appear More Successful

By April Towery / August 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Forget keeping up with the Joneses; kids these days just want to blow the Joneses out of the water. Many consumers have spent too much on a luxury handbag, or signed on for a car payment that might require a regular phone call to Mom and Dad. But the price tag of appearing successful, wealthy, […]

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Democracy Thrives in Vibrant, Liberal Areas Because Empathy is Higher

By Jon Anderson / July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered why Texas cities are more liberal than outlying areas?  It’s not a Texas thing. Large urban environments are typically more ideologically liberal around the globe. Like a blast zone, liberal ideals diminish the further away you get from an urban environment.  But why?  The clichés of vibrancy, higher average education, and […]

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Millennials Don’t Want Your Big Houses, Unless They Do

By Bethany Erickson / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
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It started as a drumbeat last March, as Candace Taylor of the Wall Street Journal wrote that Baby Boomers who built million-dollar, large homes, suddenly were finding it difficult to unload them because Millennial buyers (the next market of age to buy a home after Gen Xers) were disinterested in (or couldn’t afford) the homes. […]

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Americans Want to Save Enough to Retire, But Doubt It Will Happen

By Candy's Dirt / June 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Not quite 20 percent of Americans surveyed by LendEDU said their goal was to save enough to retire one day, but almost 40 percent of them felt that goal was unattainable. The survey was released earlier this month, and polled 1,000 Americans to understand their financial goals and their confidence that they […]

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Local Market Cool Down? Research Indicates Wave of New Buyers Coming

By Bethany Erickson / May 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
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While the housing market might be lightly tapping the brakes as of late, a new report found that a wave of new buyers is coming — although how robustly they arrive will vary from city to city. While there was an impressive wave of first-time home buyers over the last decade, Zillow did the math […]

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How Do Millennials Define ‘Wealthy’? For One, They Don’t Think They Are

By Candy's Dirt / March 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports Across all income brackets, Millennials said they don’t think they are wealthy, a new survey of 1,000 people who fall in the 23-38 age bracket conducted by LendEDU revealed. The company set out to find out how the generation that is eclipsing the Baby Boomer generation frames personal finance and the concept […]

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