In a New York Times magazine article posted Tuesday, economics reporter Annie Lowrey posed a question that I’ve thought about often: “Do millennials stand a chance in the real world?”
According to mounting research, odds are it’s going to be tough.
Over the holidays, I turned down an invitation to visit a family member who lives in a rural area a few hours from town because I was afraid my aging Toyota would break down along the way.
That — along with my semi-monthly trips to the auto mechanic this fall — should have been my cue to stop the procrastination and finally buy a more reliable car. But, like many recession-scarred Americans, I probably won’t — at least, not any time soon.