“Generation Z is unprecedentedly rich”

Apr 23, 2024 | Digital

Don’t you just love a good survey? I suspect there are more readers who have Gen Z children than are themselves Gen Z, born between 1997 and 2012. You might think they’re as likely to have anything in common as have I with the several million other Pisces in the UK, and I have to say I don’t recognise many of the traits identified here. They are, apparently, mostly employed in well-paid jobs, they’re wages are growing, youth unemployment in the developed world is at record low levels and they’re likely to end up much better off than the Gen before, the X-ers. Anecdotal evidence, I’d say, might indicate the opposite. They won’t have much in the way of pensions, home-ownership is a distant dream for many as is the possibility of being cared for in old age. The rise in inequality makes it much harder to generalise, of course, but one thing’s for sure: the music’s not nearly as good.

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“The tech winners and losers of the pandemic”

“The tech winners and losers of the pandemic”

Although ethical/sustainable funds eschew fossil fuels, arms and fags, they are more often than not ‘tech heavy’, investing in the Industries of the Future. Most dropped Meta/Facebook when the degree to which they may or may not have been stalking us all became apparent.