Millennials save but why don’t they invest?

By Devlyn Lalonde We asked millennials for their outlook on their personal finances and their views on investing. Overall, we found that while most millennials are savers, few are investors. While three quarters of millennials have their money in their savings accounts only 41% put their money in growth vehicles likes stocks, bonds, or government

Talking about my generation: Why a generational lens can help explain and anticipate behaviour

By David Coletto In February, I was part of a panel discussion talking about political marketing and the future of a certain Canadian political party. A fellow panelist at that session questioned the value of using generation as a tool for understanding political behaviour. To him, age was the least interesting variable that could be

Sustainable Growth: How Millennials kick-started the Green Economy

By: Devlyn Lalonde Despite popular belief, Millennials really care about money. It’s true, despite being more likely to leave higher paying work for more fulfilling-lower paying work than previous generations and despite self-identifying as “not being motivated by fiscal incentives”, Millennials really care about money. Millennials care about where there money comes from, whether or

Véa: The Millennial Cracker from the World for the World

As Boomer parents can attest, Millennials have always been picky eaters. But now their refined pallets have been infused with the social conscience of a Himalayan Yogi. Meet Véa, the hottest trend in bite-sized crackers since the communion wafer. Véa is the newest creation from the snack giant Mondelēz International, whose other notable products include

Air France unveils new ‘Millennial’ airline

  “Is this gluten-free?” the voice inquired from the seat behind me on a recent flight. “I’m on a gluten-free diet for the next 30 days so I just want to make sure there’s none in here.” The subject of discussion, a pack of peanuts, the answer to the gentleman’s question, ‘yes’. It was at

What the heck is a Xennial?

The Xennial [Zen-ee-al]. You might have thought that us stats guys were busy recalibrating our regression models after Brexit and Donald Trump’s audacious electoral win—speaking of which, please consider donating to our crowd funder to aid broken and out-of-work statisticians 2016 has so crassly left washed upon the melancholic shores of societal dejection, they need

Need to Give Your Board a Boost? Add a Millennial

Is your governance board struggling to understand your consumer base? Having trouble staying on top of the latest trends in tech and employment? One author suggests that the answer may be generational diversity. In an op-ed for Forbes, Avery Blank argues that adding  Millennials to governance boards can significantly benefit corporations. According to Blank, from a strategic planning

Deloitte’s Millennial Innovation Survey

The members of the Millennial generation represent the future of economic, political, and social life as well as the future of business – they are our future leaders, consumers, agents of change, and hold the key to global prosperity. Restoring and enhancing the reputational capital of business therefore has a twofold importance for todayʼs business

52% of survey respondents didn’t know Canada is trying to secure EU trade deal

JESSICA HUME | QMI AGENCY OTTAWA – A small majority of Canadians who responded to a new survey had no idea the government is attempting to clinch a trade deal with the European Union, but those who were aware are overwhelmingly in favour.According to the Abacus Data survey, 48% of respondents knew of the government’s trade negotiations

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