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David Coletto talks Millennials and housing on BNN

More than half of Canadian millennials are tired of paying rent, but 70 per cent would rather hold out for a home they really want before jumping into the real estate market, according to a new poll released by the Bank of Montreal on Tuesday. The Pollara survey conducted for BMO revealed almost all millennials, […]

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Canadian millennials buying houses at younger age than their parents: report

Canadian millennials aged 25 to 34 are better off than their American counterparts — and are entering the housing market at a younger age than their parents did, suggests a new report from TD Economics. “In Canada, millennials … have found good jobs, higher incomes — particularly females,” said Diana Petramala, an economist for TD Economics and co-author […]

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How Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won Over Millennials At Davos

 By Jake Horowitz January 25, 2016 DAVOS, Switzerland — Of the many politicians attending this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, there was one in particular who stood out as the most popular world leader for millennials: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Since he was elected in October, Trudeau has become an […]

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Millennials don’t want to work for the man

Companies like A&W are trying to entice the next generation of entrepreneurs to launch a franchise By: Lisa Wright Business Reporter, Published on Wed Jan 20 2016 Priya Dhillon has two children under the age of 4 and a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Guelph. But the 33-year-old has her sights set […]

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Millennials clueless about retirement savings plans

Jennifer Paterson | January 20, 2016 Almost a third (32%) of millennials admit they are “not at all knowledgeable” about retirement savings plans (RSPs), according to new survey by TD. The survey found that only 50% of those aged between 18-33 know that the money in an RSP can help to purchase their first home and just 28% know RSP funds can help […]

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This is why millennials will never grow up

Your grown-up children may never hit many of the milestones you’ve come to associate with adulthood — and you can blame their crushing student loan debt for that… [Read More]

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Gen Y money: DIY Disasters

I’m always on the lookout for ways to save cash, and a great alternative to buying is to DIY (Do it Yourself). DIY undertakings can range on a pretty wide spectrum……[read more]

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Canadian Politics: A Generational Divide?

In many markets these days, generational differences in outlook and priorities are important. Over the coming months, as part of Abacus’ market leading work in understanding the role of generation in decision-making, we will highlight how four age groups compare (18 to 29, 30 to 44, 45 to 59, and 60+). In this release, we […]

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Are Millennials Actually Lazy?

Summer is well underway and as another school year for students in British Columbia has concluded, our kids have probably heard some phenomenal speeches from valedictorians and other guests. Like most Summer is well underway and as another school year for students in British Columbia has concluded, our kids have probably heard some phenomenal speeches […]

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Are millennials ready to lead? Depends on who you ask

As Millennials take over as the largest generation in the modern workplace, one key question exists: Are they ready to lead? According to new data, the answer just may depend on who you ask. [read more]

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