these young people aged 18 to 25 who save for fear of the future

these young people aged 18 to 25 who save for fear of the future
these young people aged 18 to 25 who save for fear of the future

DECRYPTION – GenZ, this generation born between 1997 and 2010, grew up with mass unemployment, experienced Covid and inflation. Successive crises which push them today to save to prepare for a future which they envisage as difficult.

“I’m taking advantage of the period when I’m not paying rent to save.” Gabriel*, just 25 years old, puts between 300 and 500 euros into his A booklet each month. He became a civil servant in the legal department of a metropolis last January and is currently staying with relatives. But there is no question of taking advantage of this advantageous situation to have fun. Rather than increasing the number of outings with his friends or the trips he likes to take across Europe, Gabriel wants to save as much as possible on his salary of 2000 euros net. “My parents have no capital and I will never inherit. I want to create a contribution now to have peace of mind for future purchases or my retirement,” describes the young man. “I prefer to save than to travel”he says, without hesitation.

Gabriel is far from being an isolated case. Members of Generation Z…

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