The specialists in the field of personal finance can manage on ways to helping hand the average financial literacy of Gen-Y in the country.
It is crucial to focus and understand the Gen-Y's cohort's identity and characteristic in order interpret the result accurately.
They represent great raw material for organizations hiring Gen-Y
's, but also great challenges.
At 16 to 24 years old, the older part of the Gen-Y's are a powerful, cash-wielding, get-it-while-it's-hot group of 32 million young adults, who spend about $200 billion annually and influence another $300-400 billion in spending.
Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, a majority in every generation indicate they are more interested in international news than two years ago, but it is members of Gen-Y who show the highest jump: 74 percent of them say "it is important to me to keep up with international news," up from 65 percent prior to the attacks, according to Yankelovich.
And this is troublesome when politicians' decisions today greatly influence whether Gen-Y will be able to rely on having Social Security pensions." The writer goes on to explain how few young people vote, which allows politicians to make Social Security promises to boomers, who do vote.
And how many older readers have a chance to understand and connect with the ideas and opinions of Gen-Y, told by members of Gen-Y themselves?
And with local actioner "Gen-Y Cops," the city's movie industry is showing just how flexible it can be.
1 at the Hong Kong box office in December, "Gen-Y," the sequel to 1999's "Gen-X Cops," is angling for an assault on American screens.
"We are completely recutting the movie," says Paul Colichman, partner in Regent Entertainment, L.A.-based co-producer of "Gen-Y." "And we're completely changing the source music and replacing it with driving American-style rock."
Colichman's apparent slash-and-burn approach makes it sound as if he was appalled at how director Benny Chan's "Gen-Y" turned out.
The Hong Kong version features more footage in Cantonese, more local humor and more exposure for "Gen-Y's" clutch of up-and-coming Hong Kong stars.