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If you believe everything you hear (or read) about young adults, you may expect a deer-in-headlights reaction when you ask one of them about their five-year plan.
This, however, is often the farthest response from reality.
Todays twenty-somethings are more tuned into future-planning than many people think. What’s confounding to older generations (and especially their parents) tends to be that their future-focused priorities are simply unconventional: Rather than investing in a home or purchasing sedans, for example, millennials are increasingly allocating their savings toward experiential ventures — such as dining, travel, pricey gym memberships, starting their own businesses and lifelong learning opportunities Read more…