Stories tagged: Millennials
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
Old-fashioned paper greeting cards, delivered via snail mail, remain a holiday staple.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
Millennials are a murderous bunch, a generation of homicidal maniacs. At least that’s the impression you get from reading news stories about my generation.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Almost half of more than 1,000 consumers surveyed do not enjoy most of the time they spend driving, said a study by Arity, a Chicago-based transportation technology and data company …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
If millennials are killing brick-and-mortar stores, then their successors might save it, according to new surveys that say some young shoppers actually like to shop in person.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
The U.S. stock market has been on the upswing for nine and a half years, during which a cohort of younger investors has never dealt with a 20 percent drop …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 7 a.m.
Millennials are moving to Spokane for its affordability, vibrant social scene and and welcoming business climate.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Sales of flowers, seeds and potted plants have increased since 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The recent surge coincides with the fact that some millennials, defined by …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
U.S. millennials are quick to whip out their wallets for pricey avocado toast and craft beer. But when it comes to rewarding the waiters and bartenders who serve them, those …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
The prices that small-operation ranchers in Washington get for their cattle is tied to the global economy, making it about as hard to predict as the prairie rain.
Sat., April 28, 2018
Last year millennials accounted for 36 percent of U.S. home buys – more than any other age group according to the National Association of Realtors. Baby boomer buyers were a …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
Will a new generation of shoppers accustomed to online buying and home delivery join their parents in Costco’s cavernous aisles?
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
By example and as advocates, millennials of all racial backgrounds will undoubtedly continue to make the case that investing in a more inclusive, younger America is essential to the nation’s …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping as millennials drive changes in U.S. consumer habits by favoring clothes and sporting goods that are less specialized and more versatile, analysts say.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram-worthy moments and maybe even get …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10 a.m.
The way people think about structuring a career is changing. In most cases, it no longer makes sense to join a company as a 20-something and stay until retirement.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Walmart’s Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Hard Rock International will contest a lawsuit filed against it by Red Lion Hotels’ parent company claiming it copied plans for branding aimed at millennials. RLH Corp.’s claims are without …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
So what’s card companies’ strategy for getting you to use the credit card? Temptation. Issuers have loaded up their high-end credit cards with travel perks and other rewards.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
In defense of millennials, a new Bankrate survey shows the generation has the will, and National Board of Realtors data show they have the wallet (or at least the mortgages).
Sat., April 29, 2017, 5 p.m.
If you’re a parent wondering when your children, well into their late 20s, are finally going to fly from the nest, you might want to settle in. A report released …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 6 a.m.
For years, millennials looked at owning a home as a distant fantasy. Student debt and a weak job market seemed to conspire to keep this generation stuck in their parents’ …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
They’re “indoorsmen” quick with a hash-tag quip and safely anonymous snark, demanding instant gratification, high pay and comfortable lifestyle.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s approval rating among 18- to 29-year-olds stands at 32 percent, according to a poll published Tuesday by the Harvard Institute of Politics – 10 points lower than …
Mon., April 24, 2017
Whether age 23 or 57, it’s never too early or too late to take steps toward a better retirement, say Spokane financial planners. Depending on your decade of life, you …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Ryan Johnson was 22 when he succumbed to a heroin addiction that had intensified as the Erie, Pennsylvania, high school graduate grew disillusioned with his future. His mother found him …
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Some say that young people are moving back to the city, but is that actually true? The short answer: probably not. What does appear to be changing is that fewer …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
If millennials prefer to make most purchases online, why not let them buy cars online? And if they’re used to getting a new phone every year or two, why not …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Services like Uber and Lyft have long been pitched as a replacement for car ownership.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Big housing-cost increases are taking a heavy toll on millennials throughout the Seattle area, which has retained its title as the hottest housing market in the country. A new poll …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 11 a.m.
Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you. With a median household income of $40,581, millennials earn 20 percent less than boomers did at the same stage of …