They were born between 1965 and 1980. They are the leaders of tomorrow, poised to take the reins in a few years. Yet the boomers still think of them as the kids.
There are 46 million Gen Xers. Most are better educated than their parents according to the U.S. Census Bureau. They have the highest education levels of any age group.
According to a white paper by Adayana, the core values and personality traits of this generation include self-reliance, work family balance, informality, individualism and they are quite skeptical. Because this generation grew up spending less time with their parents and saw them as workaholics, they became the independent, balance-desiring people they are today.
They often earn more money than their parents and know more about money than their parents. But that doesn’t mean they are much better at managing their money than previous generations.
This generation was brought up privileged. They have expensive tastes, grew up having a room of their own, a TV, computer and a phone in their room "
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