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Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Has More Money Than You?

Self-Made Millennials

Millennials who claim to be ‘self-made’ get support from their parents and in some cases, enjoy the privilege too, but are reluctant to admit the same. They have to show the world that they are able to do well and sustain themselves on their own, and any conversation around money, privilege, success and class stirs up topics they may try to avoid.


Gender Bias: Women who inherit from their parents and do well are looked upon differently than men who do the same.

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Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Has More Money Than You?

Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Has More Money Than You?

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Self-Made Millennials

Millennials who claim to be ‘self-made’ get support from their parents and in some cases, enjoy the privilege too, but are reluctant to admit the same. They have to show the world that they are able to do well and sustain themselves on their own, and any conversation around money, privilege, success and class stirs up topics they may try to avoid.


Gender Bias: Women who inherit from their parents and do well are looked upon differently than men who do the same.

The Truth About Millennial Money

  • It’s important to share your real struggles, support and fundings once you find success, or it gives a distorted and false impression to those struggling without any resources. There shouldn’t be a stigma attached to getting help from parents and spouses.
  • It’s imperative to have transparency about money and understand that in any structure of privilege, the people at the top have to take into account what it means to people below them, who are struggling with meagre resources or a network of supporters.

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