Skip to comments.Millennials Don’t Stand a Chance
Posted on 04/16/2020 5:07:35 PM PDT by GuavaCheesePuff
Hello, lost generation.
The Millennials entered the workforce during the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Saddled with debt, unable to accumulate wealth, and stuck in low-benefit, dead-end jobs, they never gained the financial security that their parents, grandparents, or even older siblings enjoyed. They are now entering their peak earning years in the midst of an economic cataclysm more severe than the Great Recession, near guaranteeing that they will be the first generation in modern American history to end up poorer than their parents.
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The Atlantic never met a victim it couldn’t create.
And let’s not mention those budget busting 3% mortgage rates!
Brought to you by the elitist snobs at the Atlantic.
You don’t understand that millennials’ economic troubles.
Liberals look for victimhood.
Americans look cor opportunities.
It's ridiculous. You have government types and white collar people who can hold down a job while working remote making decisions that are destroying millions of jobs and wrecking the economy for other people. We have to end this now. It's not worth destroying my kids' future to avoid a few thousand deaths.
Before flaming me, I say this as a member of an at-risk group. I want to put my kids first.
I do. Get a useless college degree and whine for 20 years about being in debt.
I have diverted four of them from that fate. They are working as a welder, electrician, Mechanical engineer and a logistics expert. They are all happy, stable and still making well over $80k per year.
Life is about choosing, choose wisely.
I have a couple of young people who moved in next to me who seem to be about the millennial age I gotta tell, its bizarre. They avoid eye contact, its kind of weird. I dont know what he does, but shes an engineer of some kind. We havent talked at all really, so how the hell would I know that?
Well, she has two bumper stickers on her car. One says something like Im a woman engineer, and the other one says Warren 2020.
When they first moved in over a year ago, it was right around Thanksgiving, maybe a week before. I was making apple pies for our dinner (I make them from scratch, theyre really good) and I had an extra pie because of my relatives like to bring just about a pie for every single person at the party. So I thought it might be nice to bring them over a pie to say hello, but they kind of kept dodging us. Like they run out the front door and jump in the car really quick if they see us.
Well, I guess her with that Elizabeth Warren sticker, and me With my navy hat and my flag all the way up the flagpole It kind of brings a smile to my face in a way that they are avoiding me if thats what it is :-)
Im going to have to buy me a Gadsden Flag...
It all started when their government school teachers convinced them to bury themselves in student loan debt to pay the salaries of SJW college perfessers.
Hey Millenials: Shit happens. You dont have a choice. You dont vote in decent numbers.
My mother was born two weeks before the stock market crash, she chopped and picked cotton from 4-16 years old, her brothers went to europe to WWII - her boyfriend and later husband went to war in Korea. Tell those punks to suck it up
Based on all the kow towing to what you might laughingly call Millenial’s “work ethic,” I think I might be able to identify their problem.
Add to tgat their complete inability to do simple arithmetic nor understand what a promise to repay means and the picture is pretty complete.
I think a Trump flag would maybe make them move out I am sure she would NEVER be able to handle that a complete freak out!!
A recession is three quarters of negative growth. When was the Great Recession?
Life is tough. Tell your kids to try harder.
Can’t believe the millennial bashing here. Sadly most of you don’t have a clue.
Like me, you grew up with cushy jobs, health benefits, pension plans etc. Like you I was able to start saving early. My first job in 86 I had a company car that was paid in full including maintenece and insurance, full 100% paid insurance and a 100% employer paid disability plan.. That does not happen today
Todays millennials have non of that. My niece and her husband pay over $800 per month for a $5000 deductible health plan and their company picks up the rest. No pension plan. Yeah they have a 401k but that is really self paid retirement.
I won’t mention their competition with HB-1 workers, high priced homes, offshoring of jobs, outrageous car prices and repair bills.
Back when I was in college you could work summers and part of fall and pay your entire tuition for the school year.
Don’t get me startred with employers who will not even open your resume unless you have a 4 year degree.
We had it easy compared to millennials.
Millennials don’t care about the Cold War ending in 1991.
They want a good job, a good pension, a degree that is valuable.
College-educated people make more money than those with just a high school diploma.
You’re the kind of mindless drone that got them into the mess their in.
Do cost-benefit analysis on the degree you are going to get and the amount of debt it will bury you under.
If your degree is going to qualify you to be a Starbucks barista trainee, maybe you shouldn’t bury yourself under all that debt to pay the salaries of affirmative-action perfessers of imaginary disciplines.
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