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/ 7 months ago /

 Article by Brenda Wong

#DebutTalk Live Twitter Chat Recap: Millennials and Money

Often, millennials are labelled ‘entitled’, yet we’re the generation least likely to own a house of our own. The National Housing Federation has stated that you’d need an income of almost £130,000 a year to afford a mortgage on the average home. With the mean salary in London hovering steadily at £34,000 a year, this, err, doesn’t bode well.Which brings us on to the topic of our last #DebutTalk: Millennials and Money.

Talking about money isn’t just about discussing the best money management tips. Our #DebutTalk participants dived deep this week, talking about their money insecurities, challenges, and what they think the future of finance will look like. Let’s take a look at the best insights:

Q1. What is the biggest money challenge for millennials?

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Q2. Would you rather spend money on experiences or things?

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Q3. Have you ever used ‘alternative banks’ like Monzo, Loot or Atom Bank?

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Q4. How ‘clued up’ do you feel you are about your finances? Did you get enough information at school/university?

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Q5. Does the state of your finances ever affect your mental health or relationships with other people? 

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Q6. What is the best piece of money management advice you’ve ever heard? 

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The next #DebutTalk is on Company Culture, and will be guest-hosted by FDM Group. See you there!

 

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