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Educated, mistrustful and conservative with money, millennials are different

Born after 1980, and the first generation to come of age in the new millennium, millennials are having a seismic impact on the world we know – and the future to come.

They’ve grown up on the internet, in the age of globalization and have witnessed the September 11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 housing bust, the financial meltdown that followed and social upheaval at home and abroad. They are savvy, skeptical and ready to leave their mark. Why should financial advisors keep their eye on millennials? Because sooner rather than later, they will be running the world.

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