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Connections: How the pandemic is impacting millennials' economic future

Apr 20, 2020

  

The pandemic has hit the millennial generation with its second economic crisis. Even before the pandemic, 62 percent of millennials report living paycheck to paycheck. Two-thirds have nothing saved for retirement.

So how can a generation in its prime earning years plan a future? How can it find hope, or trust the systems that have repeatedly penalized them? Our guests include:

  • Rainesford Stauffer, freelance writer, and author of the forthcoming book, “An Ordinary Age”
  • Brittany Mollis, freelance writer
  • Holden Miller, operations coordinator at an appliance store