According to a recent study, Venmo’s millions of monthly users sent each other a combined $40 billion in 2017. But for many, it also induced FOMO (fear of missing out). Read More »
Matt Beaudreau, Certified Generational Speaker at The Center, reveals how for Gen Z and Millennial users Venmo FOMO is real
Money-sharing app Venmo has tapped into a sweet spot for Gen Z and Millennials. It combines an easy way to take control of one’s finances and a social media experience (complete with emojis) into one platform.
Could Millennials be the first generation to make space travel a vacation option?
While they might not have the same spending power as Baby Boomers when it comes to vacations, Millennials are passionate about traveling and seeking out new life experiences.
According to a recent Pew Research Center survey on space tourism, Millennials were the most likely generation (63%) to say they would be interested in a space travel vacation. Read More »
Pros and cons of websites versus mobile apps for Millennial customers
Millennials are tech dependent and can’t go very long at all before reaching for their smartphones, but are they using your mobile app or your website?
One of our certified generational keynote speakers was asked a great question at an event: “Do I need a mobile app for my Millennial customers?” Read More »
New research shows that Millennials born in the 1980s may have a more difficult time gaining financial ground
It’s no secret that Millennials continue to face a tougher financial reality, but just how far behind are they compared to previous generations when they were the same age?
A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that households headed by someone born before 1960 are better off, while younger households headed by someone born after 1960 are generally worse off. Read More »
Jason Dorsey weighs in on how the baby care industry can weather the Millennial storm
As the US fertility rate continues to hit record lows, major baby care brands are reeling from Millennials’ decision to delay parenthood.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the US fertility rate fell to 60.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age in 2017, down 3 percent from 2016. Read More »
Many young adults still rely on parents to do their taxes
Many Millennials still receive financial help from their parents well into their twenties and thirties—and not just in cash.
A surprising number of Millennials also rely on their parents to not only help them with their taxes, but to do it for them completely. Read More »
Jason Dorsey sheds light on how certain industries fail to adapt to changing needs
It seems there’s a new headline every day about Millennials “killing” a different industry.
According to some hyperbolic articles, Millennials are to blame for the demise of marriage, doorbells, napkins and even breakfast cereal. But what’s really going on? Read More »
New studies find that even Millennials with full-time jobs receive financial help from parents
With a historic amount of student debt, rising rents, and stagnating wages, Millennials need all the help they can get…and it’s coming from their parents.
According to a new survey by Instamotor.com, even with full-time jobs, 24% of Millennials still relied on their parents to pay some of their bills. Read More »
New data shows that Millennials have surprisingly little faith in their managers
Millennials are currently the largest generation in the workforce, and they have a surprising lack of confidence in their managers.
According to a recent national survey conducted by Ultimate Software and The Center for Generational Kinetics (CGK), 80% of employees said they could do their job without their managers. Read More »
Were you born between Gen X and Millennials? You’re actually a Cusper.
Is it true there is a microgeneration called “Xennials” or “Oregon Trail Generation” between Gen X and Millennials?
No! There is no Xennial microgeneration. Those born on the cusp where Gen X ends and Millennials begin are still a part of their respective generations—sorry Oregon Trail fans! Read More »