Generation Xer


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Generation Xer

A nickname for a member of Generation X, the generation of people born roughly between 1965 and 1980, between baby boomers and millennials. The name comes from the title of Douglas Coupland's 1991 novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture. Commonly abbreviated as "Gen Xer." I know it's hard for you to believe, but Generations Xers like me grew up without the Internet.
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Generation Xers were born between the years 1965 and 1980 (The Center for Generational Kinetics, 2016) and are responsible for 27% of the adult population (Pew Research Center, 2015).
Generation Xers continue an established trend of rebellion to the point of exclusion.
In addition, Generation Xers generally aren't product-loyal, Ritchie says, adding that in general, the more educated an Xer is, the more likely that person is to buy a particular brand of product.
The last part of the book is called A Generation of Challenges, and starts with a discussion about interviews by the author with 24 Generation Xers working in the information professions.
Be sure to keep your online reputation pristine because Generation Xers are going to check you out, and they aren't shy about challenging phonies.
Upon their review of a relatively new dataset that only includes data for millennials and Generation Xers, they found that, overall, millennials in 2017 had less total debt than Generation Xers in 2004, $44,000 compared with $49,000 (figures adjusted for inflation and expressed in 2016 dollars).
"Remarkably, half of Baby Boomers who rent do not anticipate owning a home in the future, with a growing number of Generation Xers following suit.
32 percent of Generation Xers who saved more in 2017 than 2016 attribute the increase to a paycheck bump, followed by 26 percent that either cut a recurring luxury expense or have a better understanding of how to set up a budget Forty percent of millennials who saved more in 2017 compared to the year prior attribute the increase to a better understanding of how to set up a budget, followed by 26 percent saying that they cut a recurring luxury expense.
They popularized the notion that those of us born in the 60s and 70s, called Generation Xers have made it our life's goal to change what the boomers (the generation that preceded us) created, from politics to music.
Many Generation Xers grew up as under protected children in overly permissive homes where parents were frequently absent.
"In four years' time when her sister ship is launched, adding an additional 22 per cent capacity, we will see an even greater rise in the popularity of cruising across all demographics and all age ranges including both Millennials and Generation Xers.
According to GlobalData's Q1 2017 global survey, 68 per cent and 67 per cent of Generation Xers and Millennials respectively are concerned about becoming unemployed, compared to only 58 per cent for Baby Boomers.
The Census Bureau's Current Population Survey, however, opens a window into how employed millennials stack up against Generation Xers, who were born between 1965 and 1984.
Generation Xers clearly have many serious concerns about their financial stability and saving for the future.
"Us Generation Xers and Generation Yers have something to say about the world, and we're going to be running it soon.