Tag: Millennials

The Kids Aren’t Alright

<img data-attachment-id="1671136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="cool kid driving" data-image-description=" Irina Papoyan/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> For roughly the last decade, we’ve heard the motoring media bemoan Millennials as the generation that snubbed […]

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Black Millennials Are More Likely to Have a Second Job Than Their Peers, But Don’t Want to Drive Your Uber, According to New Survey

Photo: iStock Think of a millennial in the workplace, and a host of stereotypes probably pop up. Maybe you envision a beanie-clad, kombucha-swilling engineer hunched over a laptop in an open office. Or maybe a 30-something manager sorting invoices over cold avocado toast. Or maybe you picture someone juggling a bunch of gig jobs: wrapping […]

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Millennials Still Prefer Cars, Study Suggests

<img data-attachment-id="1629976" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Honda","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo","created_timestamp":"1505986855","copyright":"Copyright 2017","focal_length":"56","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.05","title":"2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo" data-image-description=" Image: Honda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1629976″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo – Image: Honda” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-120×80.jpg 120w, […]

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Climate Change Is This Generation’s Vietnam War

Every year, the world’s elite gather like the Illuminati in the Swiss chalet town of Davos for the World Economic Forum, where they discuss how to solve humanity’s most pressing problems. Often that results in comically out-of-touch conversations, such as the idea, put forth at this year’s summit, that digital “upskilling” can solve economic inequality. […]

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Parents Are Buying Loads of Cars for Their Adult Children

It looks as though more parents are increasingly paying for the transportation needs of their (sometimes very old) children. Thanks largely to abandoning the important job of parenthood, a Bank of America survey a discovered small portion of adults between age 23 and 37 are now able to put away legitimate savings. However, the prevalence […]

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The Anguish of the “Old Millennial”

In the never-ending semantic struggle that is generational terminology (if one thing remains consistent from generation to generation, it is that a giant block of people never know what to call themselves), a new trend has started to emerge. Millennials, which according to pop historians William Strauss and Neil Howe denotes the huge swath of […]

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Proving She Can Keep Up with the Kardashians, North West Stars on Her 1st Solo Magazine Cover

Screenshot: Julia Johnson & Cody Cloud (Women’s Wear Daily) And so it begins… one of the youngest members of one of the world’s most visible families just proved she’s a chip off the overexposed old block. North West, firstborn daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, stars on the cover of a special edition of […]

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Elizabeth Warren Saw the Millennial Debt Nightmare Coming

Image by Lia Kantrowitz. Photo of Elizabeth Warren by by Scott Eisen/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren might not seem like the type to regularly appear on Dr. Phil. But even if that biographical tidbit is nowhere to be found on her Wikipedia page, in-between her appointment teaching at Harvard Law School and her election as a US […]

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This Early-Retirement-By-State Map Will Make You Despair Over Your Savings

UPROXX By age 35, the saying goes, you should have at least twice your salary saved for retirement. But that pearl of wisdom seems more like a joke to millennials. Retirement? Not in this life. Ours is the generation that expects to work until we die. Or maybe a few weeks after. Now HowMuch has […]

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Sam Lipsyte Confronts the Apocalyptic Minutia

How apt that Sam Lipsyte’s new novel, Hark, is about a pseudo-messiah and the rabble of weary citizens—bewildered by contemporary life, crushed by the jackboot of capitalism—who have found themselves in his thrall. For the last two decades, Lipsyte has been amassing his own ragged band of devotees and obsessives seeking respite from the postmillennial […]

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No Place Like Home

The coupled protagonists of Georges Perec’s materialist parable Things, Jerome and Sylvie, are 24 and 22 years old, both conductors of marketing interviews. Their dearest dream is to live in a Parisian apartment with a successfully bourgeois interior—charmingly untidy with floor-to-ceiling cabinetry, worn black leather sofa, roll-top desk—while in reality they inhabit a tiny, low-ceilinged space […]

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The Exhausting Minimalism of Tidying Up

The coupled protagonists of Georges Perec’s materialist parable Things, Jerome and Sylvie, are 24 and 22 years old, both conductors of marketing interviews. Their dearest dream is to live in a Parisian apartment with a successfully bourgeois interior—charmingly untidy with floor-to-ceiling cabinetry, worn black leather sofa, roll-top desk—while in reality they inhabit a tiny, low-ceilinged space […]

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The Internet Is Angry About A Pie Chart Showing A Wealthy 25-Year-Old’s Monthly Budget

UPROXX/Shutterstock Millennials are the most cash-strapped generation in generations. Crippled by student loan debt and an abusive job market, they’re unable to buy houses, cars, and many of the other big basics their parents could afford at their age. So when CNBC posted a pie chart, breaking down the budget of a successful 25-year-old who […]

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Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

Image composite by Lia Kantrowitz. Photo by Westend61/Getty Images/Photo of Jeff Bezos by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images In the ground-level apartment in Des Moines, Iowa, where Reid Chandler, 27, and Kelly Parker, 30, once lived as roommates, Amazon was practically a third resident. “We would have an Amazon box outside of our door almost every day,” said […]

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Is the Ultimate Nostalgia Film for Burnt-Out Millennials

If you live in the United States and you haven’t seen the original Mary Poppins, well, have you ever watched a movie? The 1964 film has become synonymous with Disney itself, and the image of a woman descending gracefully from the sky holding an umbrella, her back straight and her shoes akimbo, is instantly identifiable. […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Sets Out To Prove Whether Or Not Millennials Can Open A Can Of Tuna

[embedded content] Share This Video Recently it came about that the latest fatality at the hands of millennials (including fabric softener, mayonnaise, cereal, Applebee’s, etc.) was canned tuna. What was once a lunchbox staple, canned tuna sales are apparently down 40 percent over the past three decades, and Big Tuna is pointing the finger directly […]

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12 Days of Gifting, Day 8: For the Cool Kids

Photo: iStock Call them influencers, call them “blipsters,” call them unicorns or just call them millennials; all I know is they are younger and cooler than me, a slightly weary (but still cool) Gen-Xer. But as much as we may occasionally like to poke fun at our generational brethren, chances are you’ve got one on […]

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‘Life Size 2’ Was Cringey, But the Live Tweets Were Hilarious

In 2000, Tyra Banks and a young Lindsay Lohan made Disney Channel Movie magic in Life Size, where Banks plays a Barbie-like doll who comes to life to help Lohan cope with her mother’s death and come out of her shell. Eighteen years later, Banks made the bold move to revive her Eve doll character […]

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