7 Traits That Define the New Poor

Michael Beausoleil
5 min readFeb 15

Depending on who you ask, Millennials are the unluckiest generation. Many of us graduated into a tight labor market thanks to the Great Recession with mountains of student loan debt, only to face more financial struggles in the post-pandemic world. Money has been a defining concern for this group of people, making the dream of owning a home seem unobtainable, and it’s left us with a future that’s anything but certain.

But are Millennials really that unique? Every generation has its struggles, and Gen Z could argue that they’ve got things worse. They’re also graduating…

Michael Beausoleil

User Analytics | Digital & Brand Marketing | Productivity … hoping to explore topics that interest me and find others with similar passions