Recently, I have been asked a few times if the next generation talks more openly about money than the previous ones. Each time I ponder this question I realize my answer is I dont know, but I dont think so. Not a very authoritative response but a transparent and honest one!
My answer is based on my experience with my Bentley graduate students and my relationship with my niece and nephews who are Gen Y. While I occasionally have money conversations with these young people, it usually revolves around the mechanics of money, i.e., how to get a loan, how to pay for college, and how to borrow money from my husband and me to buy stuff. While these are important conversations, I am not sure young people are talking to each other or their family members regarding their thoughts and feelings about money. Theyre silent on these questions:
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All On Wall Street content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access