Millennials on their very real fears about money
By Charlotte Cowles, NYT, July 11, 2022
There’s a popular cartoon meme,"Me vs. My Parents," that compares “my parents at age 29” to a millennial at the same age (“me”). The 29-year-olds of yore are always making adult decisions — buying a house, having a baby, investing in a 401(k) — while the millennial contemplates getting a cat or a plant. The punchline is that the millennial won’t grow up. Or can’t afford to, depending on whom you ask.