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Do Millennials Have It Better Or Worse Than Generations Past? Infographic


Do Millennials Have It Better Or Worse Than Generations Past? Infographic

Back in my day…

A Look At The Cost Of Living In The Past 60 Years

It’s Saturday night and you’re going out.

How much will it cost you compared to generations past?

  • One gallon of regular unleaded gas?
  • One movie ticket?
  • One pint of beer?
  • One Yankees ticket?

Now, what about basic living prices?

Here’s a comparison you can’t miss:

Rent

The cost or rent has gone up nearly 750% from the 1960s to 2000. Adjusting for inflation, the increase comes in at 46%.

Homes

The value of homes has risen 905% since the ’60s. With inflation, the increase is still a whopping 73%.

*The cost of college has skyrocketed over the years as well. 

Private College

Private nonprofit four-year college costs have gone up nearly 400% since the ’80s. Even when accounting for inflation, students at these universities have seen a 129% increase over the past three decades.

Public College

Public nonprofit four-year college students have fared worse. Tuition has increased by 571% since the late ’80s. Accounting for inflation, that price has gone up 213%.

 

Via: studentloanhero.com

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