Intro — The Financial Update

The Financial Update: How Are Gen Zs & Millennials Feeling?

Inflation, student debt, interest rates, home prices - these are all the macroeconomic backdrop that Gen Zs and Millennials are facing today. As Cassandra has reported before, it is not surprising that many younger people agree that it is so much harder for their generation than prior generations to purchase a home, go to college, find a job, and all the other lifestage milestones that usher them into adulthood.

The economy is a constantly changing force. What was true 6 months ago may no longer be true today, and new attitudes are constantly evolving. In the following pages, we’ve set out to explore how these two generational cohorts are feeling right now about the state of our economy.