Drop-off in Check Writing Shows Generational Differences in Financial Matters

A small percentage of people stick to writing checks, despite its seemingly inconvenient nature.

Check-writing may be dying, but it isn’t dead yet, according to the Wall Street Journal. More "old school" that paying with cash, a small percentage of consumers still clings to their checkbook.

Drop-off in Check Writing Shows Generational Differences in Financial Matters

Even though paying bills with checks might not be a totally foreign concept for Millennials, since many of them write check after check for their student loan payments, they would never even consider carrying around a checkbook for everyday purchases. Read More »

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Millennials are the Best-Read Generation

Between physical books, e-readers, and book apps, Millennials are more likely to read a book in any format than any other generation.

According to new data, Millennials are actually reading at a higher rate than any other generation.

Baby Boomers & Online Shopping: What You Need to Know

Baby Boomers are a force to be reckoned with in the online shopping space.

While marketers and advertisers have been trying to capture a generation of Millennial consumers for years, and are just now setting their sights on the up-and-coming Gen Z, Baby Boomers have remained a force to be reckoned with when it comes to spending, and a lot of it is done online.

What’s on the Menu for Gen Z: Restaurant Preferences for the Youngest Generation

Looking for more than just chicken nuggets, Gen Z has restaurant preferences that put forth a more mature outlook on food.

While Millennials may have grown up snacking on chicken nuggets, Gen Z children and young teens are opting for healthier options. Gen Z, the generation after Millennials, are already a force to be reckoned with in the restaurant, fast-casual, and fast food eating space.

How to Determine Generational Birth Years

Where do the generations begin and end? Here's what The Center's research has uncovered.

We take generations seriously. To us, generations are not cute stories or catchy memes but groupings of people who help us to see them and the world differently—and more clearly.

Gen Z vs. Millennials: How to Tell the Difference

When brands talk about "Millennials" do they really mean "Gen Z"? Find out here.

While most people think the generation after Millennials consists of only kids, the truth is that the oldest members of Gen Z and iGen are now up to age 20.

More Millennials Stress Over Supporting Their Parents

While Millennials get a reputation for receiving help from parents, the tables are about to turn.

Though Millennials often get a bad rap for being the generation to live with their parents for a longer time post-college than any other generation, it’s now their parents who need the support.

The Center’s Gen Z Research Featured on Inc.com!

How old should you be when you get your first smartphone? What does the youngest generation expect from technology? Inc.com investigates.

Gen Z is quickly becoming the new buzzy generation to know, market and sell to, and employ.

Gen Z & Mobile Technology: 3 Things to Know

The generation after Millennials is tied to their smartphones. But is that a bad thing?

Naturally, if you’ve never known a world without information and communication at your fingertips via the internet and smartphones, you’re going to have a whole different outlook than any other generation in history.

Millennials at 40: What to Expect

With mounting debt and delaying major “adult” milestones, here’s a glimpse into Millennials’ middle age futures.

Millennials have changed what it means to be a twentysomething. While it used to be the decade where you started your career, got married, and had your first (or second, or third) child, for many Millennials it seems to be more of an extension of college.