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Median Wealth of Millennial Women Lagging Behind Millennial Men, GenX

According to a new Asset Funders Network report, Millennial women represent more than 30 percent of the U.S. female population but, unfortunately, are not receiving the benefits from current economic policies and systems despite rising college attendance rates and career opportunities.

Researchers found that single Millennial women’s median wealth holding is 162 percent less than their single male counterparts. Furthermore, this group is 37 percent more likely than GenXers to live below the poverty line and are more likely to be under-or-unemployed than previous generations.

To read the full report, click here.

Kathleen Taylor