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people generations

Following are time frames that have been coined for people based on the year they were born. There are differing opinions regarding the dates, and there is overlap.

Baby Boomers - 1946 to 1964
More than 76 million baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964 in the U.S. Older baby boomers were raised without desktop computers, and many did not even have TVs as children.

Generation X - Mid-1960s to Early 1980s
The name was coined as a result of a study of young people's attitudes in England in 1964 by Jane Deverson. The gen X period saw the rise of hippies and countercultures across the Western world. By the time older gen-X'ers became teenagers, the personal computer revolution had begun.

Generation Y - Early 1980s to Early 2000s
In Western cultures, gen Y'ers, also known as "Millennials," were brought up in the age of personal computers and electronic gadgets.

Generation Z - Mid-1990s to Early 2010s
Also called the "Net Generation," these individuals were exposed as children to the Internet along with wireless and mobile technologies and social networking. Gen Z'ers take electronic wizardry for granted.

iPhone Generation - After 2008
People who cannot live without their iPhones, Androids or other smartphones glued to their hands all day.
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However, there are a few key instances where Gen X breaks from this statistical pattern.
They don't want to suck up to Gen X, they want to get on with creating the next big thing.
Currently, acquisition costs are often considered too high to incentivize many agents to spend time selling to Gen X.
Gen X saw the inception of the home computer, the rise of video games, and the use of the Internet as a tool for social and commercial purposes.
Depending on the type and level of the course, it can bring Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y together in an arena where, in order to be successful, they must work cooperatively and respect each other's differences.
Gen X also sells shoes, makeup, luggage and other items.
Hanson identifies the onset of Gen X films as the 1989 release of Steven Soderbergh's sex, lies, and videotape.
As a result, marketers believe that Millennials will be much like their parents--a quality-oriented, somewhat more conservative and sheltered bunch than their Gen X brothers and sisters.
The policies specific to Gen X that I have supported and developed can be placed in four categories.
According to Forbes magazine, members of Gen X are starting new businesses faster than any other age group.
Dwindling retirement accounts, slow economy, inability to save this year, and Social Security fears make Gen X the most financially stressed generation
Unlike boomers, who had the good fortune to live through years of strong market performance, Xers experienced a tech boom followed by a tech bust, followed in turn by a real estate boom and then a worldwide financial crash, points out Kitces, the co-founder of XY Planning Network, an organization of fee-only advisors who specialize in Gen X and millennial clients.