Why Aren’t Millennials Buying Cars?

The Atlantic has an interesting story by Derek Thompson and Jordan Weissmann in its September 2012 issue entitled “The Cheapest Generation.”  It details how “Millennials” aren’t making major purchases that once served as benchmarks of personal maturity. Here’s a snatch about how Ford is trying to solve this problem and sell cars to young consumers: [Read More...]

A Harvard Degree Won’t Buy More than a Sandwich

The New York Times just published a short piece entitled “Generation Limbo: Waiting it Out” by Jennifer S. Lee.  The subject material will be familiar to many cultural observers, but the article underscores the difficulties many twentysomethings are having today in advancing into adulthood. Lee introduces the group: Meet the members of what might be [Read More...]


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