Center for American Progress Study Says Millennials Earn the Same as Boomers – The Atlantic

Source: Center for American Progress Study Says Millennials Earn the Same as Boomers – The Atlantic

Millennials should, theoretically, be the highest-paid cohort of young adults in American history: They’re the most educated group of workers and have entered the labor market at a time of high and increasing productivity.

But thanks to a recession, a slow recovery, and staggering amounts of student debt, that hasn’t happened. To turn the tide of their financial futures, a new report says, it won’t be enough for Millennials to work harder—they need help from legislators.