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These Are The States Where $1 Million Lasts The Longest

If you had a million dollars, would you retire? For most Americans, the answer to that question would be no. Which is especially problematic for millennials, who, having been permanently scarred by the financial crisis, are investing at lower rates than members of Generation X or the Baby Boomers, making it more difficult for them […]

America’s Fertility Rate Falls To Record Low

The US isn't yet grappling with the economic disaster that is a shrinking popuation – unlike Japan. Though it's starting to look like a not-too-distant possibility. US birthrates fell to yet another historic low in 2016 as a whirlwind of economic and cultural factors inspire more women to delay, or forgo, having children. According to […]

What Makes Millennials Disturbingly Different?

Authored by Gordon Long via MATASII, In stealth fashion millennials are rapidly transforming society. Something had mysteriously changed during the 2016 US Presidential primaries when an unlikely democratic candidate burst on the national scene with an unquestionable allure for the Millennial generation. How was it that a ‘left wing’ Bernie Sanders, who was of an age […]

Millennials Don’t Consider Themselves Adults Until 30

Turns out, you might be a millennial and not even know it. Even if you’re approaching 40. As TheWrap.com's Tony Maglio reports, according to new research by CBS’ TV ratings guru David Poltrack and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, the youngest millennials should be graduating college this year — but that doesn’t mean they all consider themselves […]

Why Millennials Are Behind: They Earn 20% Less Than Boomers Did At The Same Age

Over the past few years, as the Millennial generation has grown into its own, in 2016 surpassing Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation according to the Census (Americans aged 18-34 in 2015 now number 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby Boomers aged 51-69), in the process becoming the fulcrum support of the […]

The Fiscal Cliff and Demographic Drag

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / By Charles Hugh Smith / Thursday, October 25, 2012 Federal spending is heading for a fiscal cliff while millions of retirees are starting to draw  Federal benefits. We know two things about the future: 1. Borrowing 35% of […]