In 2016, just 24% of 18- to 34-year-olds were in the labor force, living away from parents, living with a child, and had ever been married—down from 45% in 1975. Thanks in large part to a weak economy, Millennials are taking their time reaching all the adulthood milestones compared to previous generations.
Over 50% of the 60+ are “very interested” in a self-driving and self-flying car. Even though this technology is just a pipe dream today, it’s fitting that Boomers, the generation that has always prized independence, would prefer fully autonomous flying taxis as they enter old age.
Verizon suffered a net loss of 289,000 cell phone subscribers over the first four months of 2017, its first ever net loss within that segment. Stronger competition from discount carriers has hit Verizon hard; the company would have lost more if not for its reintroduction of unlimited data plans.
An Xer mom worries that she’s hurting her kids by not having family dinners every weeknight—and reassures other parents who are in the same boat that it’s okay. This mom’s concerns reflect Xers’ desire to maximize “family time” with their young Homelanders and Millennials.
"Underproduction, undercapacity, deflation, currency wars, demographics, falling birthrates" - these are the biggest concerns about the Crisis which Fourth Turning author, and head of Saeculum Research, Neil Howe lays out in this interview excerpt courtesy of Real Vision TV.