Why Millennials arent buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy
BECAUSE WE HAVE NO MONEY!
How about about calling us cheap, you out-of-touch “old” people do this:
- Hire us and PAY LIVING WAGES. Hard to afford a house or a new car if your entry-level job is now an unpaid internship, eh?
- Stop making college cost 3x more than it did a generation ago. If we are spending $500/mo to pay back student loans WE DONT HAVE MONEY TO SPEND ON CARS WITH GAS COSTING ~$4 A TANK.
Are were cheap if we’re just damn poor? JESUS. This shit is just lazy!
I saw this story and the Time’s article on the news this morning. Some 40 year old guy with a job and benefits ranting about how we are all lazy and entitled.
It made me so angry. I have been sending in applications for months! I have tons of certifications beyond my degree, work experience, and great references from some of the highest ranking people in the state. I get a 1:30 ratio of call backs. One of those call backs sounded super offended that I was a woman. He started asking all these questions of how I’d feel in the woods without running water, carrying 40 lbs of pack weight for weeks on end. I told him I love backpacking and understood how to live rough. He kept telling me that I had to understand that there would be no room for makeup of extra shoes.
What the fuck.
Then here is this guy on tv saying I am just a lazy spoiled young person because I am moving back home. As if I have a choice right now.
If I take a job that isn’t in my field I will be behind, it will make it harder. Fuck him sideways.