- Old Millennials, born around 1988 or earlier, have lived different lives than Young Millennials
- The financial crisis and the rise of the smartphone have driven a wedge into the generation
There's a sensation you get when you hear the name of a group you're a member of. If someone says "Bostonian" or "liberal" or (sorry) "Patriots fan," my brain perks up a little. Oh, they're talking about me. Over the last few years, though, I've found I'm getting less and less of that ping from the term millennial.