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Boomers Want Self-Driving and Self-Flying Cars

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.

University of Michigan

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

A Quarter of Millennials Haven't Reached Adulthood Milestones

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 marrieddown 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.

U.S. Census Bureau

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Verizon Experiences a Net Loss in Cell Phone Subscribers

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.

The Washington Post

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Xer Reassures Parents Who Can't Do Family Dinners

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.

The Washington Post

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Uber Announces Plans for Flying Taxis

On Tuesday, Uber outlined plans to have a network of flying taxis in Dubai and in the Dallas area by 2020. Even if Uber could develop a flying car in three years, the logistical and regulatory hurdles that continue to plague drones would certainly keep flying vehicles grounded for quite some time.

The Washington Post

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Millennials Defy Job-Hopping Hype

Fully 85% of Millennials had been with their current employer for at least 13 months as of January 2016higher than the share of Xers at the same age in 2000 (82%). These data reaffirm that “job-hopping” is merely a function of life stage, and that if anything, Millennials are more committed to their jobs than earlier generations.

Pew Research Center

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Google Chrome Plans to Nix Ads

Google is reportedly planning to update its Chrome browser with a preloaded ad-blocking feature that filters out certain types of ads. Even ad-dependent media companies are looking for a way to please consumers who are tired of intrusive ads.

The Wall Street Journal

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Xer Student Learns From Her Millennial Classmates

Xer undergraduate student Jennifer Plain lays out what she has learned about her Millennial classmates. She dispels many of the criticisms levied against them (i.e., that they are lazy)—and importantly, she recognizes that these criticisms are the same ones she heard from older people when she was young.

Baldwin Wallace University

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Australian Millennials Report More Loneliness Than Their Elders

Fully 16% of Australian Millennials report feeling lonely every day, compared to 7% of Xers and 8% of Boomers. Perhaps the biggest side effect of the social media boom—especially among the young adults who use these platforms the most—has been the growth of surface-level friendships at the expense of deep, meaningful relationships.

The Sydney Morning Herald

04/28/2017 — from NewsWire

Buzzfeed Lifts Ban on the Word "Millennial"

After years of avoiding the term, BuzzFeed is lifting its stylistic ban on the word “Millennial.” The media company, which regarded “Millennial” as a buzzword used primarily by marketers and critics, acknowledges that the term has been embraced by many young adults—and has become too ubiquitous to ignore.

Buzzfeed

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Parents Keep Homes Too Clean for Children's Health

Dr. Perri Klass notes that today’s parents keep their homes too clean for their children’s health. While exposure to germs and microorganisms may be good for kids in the long run, it’s a hard sell for Xer and Millennial parents who are busy protecting their young Homelanders from every visible and invisible harm.

The New York Times

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

German Firm Joins Co-Living Field in New York City

A German firm is joining the small but growing crowd of co-living spaces in New York City. “Quarters” offers amenities like roommate matching services and a program manager for social events—perfect for community-oriented Millennials who don’t want to live alone and actually want to be friends with their neighbors.

The Wall Street Journal

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Blog Condemns "Old-Folks-Behaving-Badly Genre"

The Prospero blog condemns films like Going in Style that “rely on the tired conventions of the old-folks-behaving-badly genre.” While these movies may be overplayed, they ring truer than ever in an age when youthful, rebellious Boomers comprise much of the senior population.

The Economist

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Millennials Favor Car Manufacturers Over Tech Companies

Just 18% of 16- to 24-year-olds believe their next car will be made by a tech company rather than a traditional car manufacturer. While one might expect tech-loving Millennials to be more optimistic about self-driving cars, this generation has the same safety and practicality concerns shared by older consumers.

Ketchum

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Banks Take Recurring Advisory Fees to the Bank

Banks like Merrill Lynch are racking up billions thanks to new products that charge a recurring advisory fee instead of a commission. Cost-conscious investors are embracing these products, which strip away the incentive for advisors to steer their clients into expensive asset classes just for the commission.

The Wall Street Journal

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Vegas Casinos Nickel-And-Dime Patrons for Revenues

Casinos on the Vegas Strip are cutting down on free drinks, charging for parking, and otherwise nickel-and-diming patrons in an attempt to bolster revenue. With an ever-smaller share of the Strip’s revenue coming from gambling, establishments have had to cut back on the time-honored perks of casinogoing.

The Wall Street Journal

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Construction Professional Benefits from Boomers

Construction professional Zach Tyson estimates that as much as 40% of his company’s revenue comes from Boomer home remodeling projects, double the share from five years ago. Boomers are fueling growth in accessibility and lifestyle upgrades as they continue to age in place.

Associated Press

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Study Connects "Idle" Rates to Video Games

Recent research connects rising “idle” rates among young adults (neither working nor in school) to more time spent playing video games. The authors acknowledge that the direction of causation is unclear: While the allure of video games could be keeping some Millennials out of work, many young job-seekers undoubtedly use video games to occupy their unwanted downtime.

The Economist

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

Most Millennials Say That a One-Night Stand Is Cheating

Fully 94% of Millennials say that a one-night stand is considered cheating—compared to 90% of Boomers, 81% of Xers, and 78% of Silent. Despite the youth-fueled rise of “hookup culture,” Millennials have a more traditional notion of infidelity than older consumers—even morality-driven Boomers.

Deseret News

04/21/2017 — from NewsWire

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