Tag Archives: Millennials

#GivingTuesday & the ‘Me Second’ Generation

We have entered the season of #GivingTuesday. Thanksgiving, a holiday meant to remind us to be thankful, is over and we are now officially in the Christmas countdown. Much like the over-commercialization of December, Millennials often find themselves unfairly categorized this time of year. Let’s not forget, despite all the deals and discounts during #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday, many of those purchases ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Traditions Millennials Are Thankful For

Based on a non-scientific survey of Millennials (aka, asking people I know in real life or on Facebook/Twitter), here are 10 modern–and old school–traditions that Generation Y was particularly thankful for yesterday.   1) Friendsgiving While lots of Millennials still go home for the holidays, spending time with blood relatives isn’t the most important thing on Thanksgiving to this generation. ... Read More »

The White House & Alphabet Soup Politics

X, Y, Z… its apparently all the same to the White House and the Council of Economic Advisers. Last week, they tried to reach out to Millennial voters with an email making references that would appeal to Gen Xers and an infographic that would be insulting to most 6th graders in Generation Z. We all know, if Democrats could persuade ... Read More »

Top Ten Issues Millennials Care About in 2014 Elections

In order from least important to most important, these are the issues that Millennials care about in 2014, based on Pew Research and Gallup polls. Note that the 18-34 age group makes up about 25% of the population—but a population that has admitted they probably won’t be turning out for the midterm elections. But if they did, here’s what would ... Read More »