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Following are time frames that have been coined based on people's relationship to computers and electronics.

Baby Boomers - 1946-1964
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 - 1960s-1970s
The name was coined as a result of a study of young people's attitudes in England in 1964 by Jane Deverson. The generation 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-Early 2000s
In Western cultures, gen Y'ers were brought up in the age of personal computers and electronic gadgets. Also called "millenials."

Generation Z - After 1990
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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The good news is that Gen X is in its earning prime and has a relatively long runway to retirement," continued Barsch.
MILWAUKEE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gen X (Americans aged 35-49) is high on financial concerns and low on optimism and action, according to the latest findings from 2015 Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress Study.
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.
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Explaining their decade-long transition from trendsetters to cinematic authorities, Hanson catalogues "the myriad ways in which Gen X filmmakers illustrate their roles and society.
The message Gen X has been inundated with is that ambition and individualism will take you far.
In fact, our research found that Gen X is no more likely than younger Gen Y investors to contribute to an IRA," Moloney said.
Even though Gen X is concerned, the survey suggests they are nonetheless taking action now to make preparations for the future.
Legendary "sabbatical stories" can create legacy and lore for a company and allow Gen X to connect fun and work in a unique way.
What is on the list of holiday shopping enhancements for Gen X and Gen Y, in terms of the experience?
As we move into 2005, Fishman believes: * Genuine heroes are "in" -- Where anti-establishment Baby Boomers created rebels and "anti-heroes," Gen X produced most of the 9-11 firefighters, police and emergency medical personnel, Jeremy Glick and Todd Beamer who brought down the hijacked plane in Pennsylvania, and Pat Tillman who gave up a lucrative NFL contract to join the Army Rangers.