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Millennials Are The Unluckiest Generation Financially

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Kelly Sikkema
The Millennial generation will be dealing with the impact of multiple financial crises for the rest of their lives.

Among Millennials 66% have nothing set aside for retirement even though early in life is the best time to save.

This is the generation that saw the dot-com bubble burst, the 2008 financial crisis and now the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic. For a group that has weathered so much early in their working lives, what's a Millennial to do to have something to show for their labor?

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.
Mackenzie Martin is a producer for Up To Date, Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann, and other podcasts at KCUR Studios. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.