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Every stereotype of our generation applies only to the tiniest, richest, whitest sliver of young people.And the circumstances we live in are more dire than most people realize.
In 2007, more than 50 percent of college graduates had a job offer lined up.I am 35 years old—the oldest millennial, the first millennial—and for a decade now, I’ve been waiting for adulthood to kick in.My rent consumes nearly half my income, I haven’t had a steady job since Pluto was a planet and my savings are dwindling faster than the ice caps the baby boomers melted. More millennials live with their parents than with roommates.From job security to the social safety net, all the structures that insulate us from ruin are eroding.And the opportunities leading to a middle-class life—the ones that boomers lucked into—are being lifted out of our reach.Salaries have stagnated and entire sectors have cratered.
At the same time, the cost of every prerequisite of a secure existence—education, housing and health care—has inflated into the stratosphere.
“A lot of workers were just 18 at the wrong time,” says William Spriggs, an economics professor at Howard University and an assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Labor in the Obama administration.
“Employers didn’t say, ‘Oops, we missed a generation.
But generalizations about millennials, like those about any other arbitrarily defined group of 75 million people, fall apart under the slightest scrutiny.
Contrary to the cliché, the vast majority of millennials did not go to college, do not work as baristas and cannot lean on their parents for help.
He sometimes considers getting a master’s, but that would mean walking away from his salary and benefits for two years and taking on another five digits of debt—just to snag an entry-level position, at the age of 30, that would pay less than he makes driving a bus.