OK, so you've shopped with an enlightened Generation Xer
, tried on a zillion clothes in the privacy of the store dressing room and emerged with a few figure-flattering items on the cutting edge.
This sort of integration helps the firm evolve with its environment, and, with this evolution, the nature of the contract between Generation Xer
and the company shifts as well.
The old adage that what goes around comes around is likely to be more meaningful to a Generation Xer
than will the judge's instruction about the deterrent value of our common law of torts.
The typical Generation Xer
grew up as a "latchkey kid" with double shift-working recession-plagued parents, went to college suspicious of large corporations and was told to "Just Say No.
As for the type of funds a Generation Xer
should gravitate toward, we suggest sturdy high-end mutual funds that hold blue-chip stocks, which can weather the many ups and downs of the years ahead.
Considering that so much is vying for the attention and dollar of the active Generation Xer
, it's exciting to see their strong interest in, and use of, entertainment, communication, and computing products," says CEMA president Gary Shapiro.
Nearly eight in 10 (79 percent) Millennials say they create a holiday wish list, compared to 57 percent of Generation Xers
and 38 percent of Baby Boomers.
A recent study shows that Millennial have fewer sexual partners, and are more accepting of premarital sex and non-traditional relationships, than Baby Boomers and Generation Xers
About six in 10 (61%) of Generation Xers
(born 1965 to 1979) and 58% of Baby Boomers (born 1946 to 1964) say their trust decreased a little to a lot.
Boomers are followed by Generation Xers
, at 11%, whose figure matches the national average.
Two age ranges of principals were included in the current study: Baby Boomers comprising of those born from 1943-1960, and Generation Xers
who were born from 1960-1980.
Even so, the voting rate for 18- to 24-year-olds in 2008 was about the same as it had been when Generation Xers
voted in 1992 and somewhat lower than when young boomers went to the polls in 1972--a sign that this might not be a break with prior generations after all.