'What they thought to be their 'young' supporters are actually Gen X
's and Y's who still care about politics and perhaps even harbor a bit of progressive thoughts,' Oh said.
And so it happens that Gen X
's political legacy will instead belong to the likes of former House speaker Paul Ryan and his love of self-determined capitalism above all else, or to newly sworn Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanagh, champing at the bit to roll back much of the social progress that once stirred hope in people rather than fill them with reactionary zeal.
has more auto loan debt than any other generation.
Although only 44% of Gen X
investors said they preferred an advisor to have a mobile app and 37% expected a social media presence, these percentages indicate preferences that were still material, according to Global X.
"I don't have to plan for retirement," a Gen Xer told generational consultant Cam Marston, "because I'm not going to quit my job." This may be a rationalization of an inability to save, but Gen X
's heavy burden of short-term obligations can make it hard to plan for something 20 or 30 years in the future.
Summary paragraph: Providers focus on Boomers, when Gen X
has $5.7 trillion in investable assets.
The Gen X
and Millennials tribes were split up, another immunity idol was discovered and one player became the fifth to be voted out of "Survivor: Millennials vs.
SO WHY HAVE SO MANY BRANDS IGNORED GEN X
? HERE'S FIVE REASONS WHY
In terms of racial and ethnic makeup, Gen X
is 61 percent white, compared to the less diverse (72 percent white) Boomers and more diverse (57 percent white) Millennials.
Life insurers seeking organic growth amid a perfect storm of persistently low interest rates, a still struggling economy and intense competition for baby boomers should perhaps start casting their nets wider and reach out to the underinsured and often neglected Gen X
The data showed that 17% of Gen Y members visited a financial institution branch or office five or more times in the previous month, compared to Gen X
's 10%, Baby Boomers' 10% and seniors' 11%.
Today, Baby Boomers, Generation X (Gen X
), and Generation Y (Gen Y) are trying to iron out the ripples in the workplace caused by their generational differences.