Putting the garden in Garden State
After the Baby Boomer generation, the next group that is typically studied is Generation X, comprised of those born between 1965 and 1976. Humans landed and walked on the moon for the first time during this period, starting with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11 in July 1969. Toward the tail end of Generation X, the American Bicentennial would be celebrated and technology firms named Microsoft and Apple would be founded. The Beatles would break up and reemerge as successful solo artists. The Yankees would return to be one of the top teams in baseball. In the 1980s and 1990s, Gen X would project a strong influence on popular culture, often highlighted by the TV show "Friends". So how is Gen X doing with its finances, including preparing for retirement?
According to MetLife's Mature Market Institute (MMI), it appears to be a mixed bag. Whether the glass is half empty or half full is up for debate.
Blog Author - Ken Felsher
With over 25 years of writing, editing, and research experience. I enjoy sharing with my readers my love of working with content on a variety of subjects.
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