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Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future

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posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 02:16 PM
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a reply to: Willtell


I think we have a wildly different opinion on what the word infrastructure means.


I was talking specifically about the train incident, if you want to get into our screwed up electrical grid. (I've talked to Dutch engineers that worked in the states and their opinion of our grid is that it should be condemned)

Our interstate system is a wreck, our water supply is not in the best of shape you have a point but when you are railing about one thing then spin off into something else misunderstandings will happen.




posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 02:31 PM
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a reply to: o0oTOPCATo0o


What insult? I remarked at all the stupid stars posts like yours get here. If that feels insulting, own it. Clearly, you are kings among men.



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 02:32 PM
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originally posted by: amfirst1
a reply to: Wayfarer

Nationlism is much better than globalism and international socialism which is the root cause for Millennials dire future. Globalism will just reduce America's standards to match that of third worlds. It's like all the American haters knew they couldn't beat America so they had morons on the left in America push Globalism and International Socialism so they can self-sabotage America's wealth to be redistributed around the world.


Nationalism = Keep us segregated in 'teams' whereby we can subjugate other teams, kill them, take their wealth, or force them to live in poverty while we benefit from the fruits of their labor. You are correct insomuch as Globalism inherently normalizes all economic variables over a long enough period of time (which in the case of the US situation would obviously lead to a downturn since we were sitting at the top of the pile while everyone else suffered beneath us). The difference is that the ill effects of globalism are not inherently perpetual, but exist to normalize the system over a period of time. It is the opponents of globalism that drag it out to extend the suffering effect solely to maintain their stranglehold on power & wealth.

It sounds like your solution is to enjoy the high life and ignore the suffering of other human beings (you know, members of the same species you are) just because you can rationalize them as some 'other' that isn't worthy of what you have.



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 08:04 PM
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a reply to: Willtell

I filed bankruptcy and then sued the Department of Education. I did this, all myself, by using NOLO and Stewart's book, How to Bankrupt Your Student Loan. bankruptyourstudentloans.com...

It was hard but I followed the guidelines to the T, met w/ the DOJ and after they made the determination that I made a good faith effort (critical to successful discharge) a stipulation was executed that in eight years the loan would be discharged if I fulfilled the requirements.

If you have records, you're in good shape, otherwise...it won't go smoothly. Good luck to you if you attempt this.



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 08:39 PM
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a reply to: BlissSeeker

Good for you

My student loan is long paid off

Maybe others here can take advantage of your experience



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 08:43 PM
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Btw, Trump agrees with me. He stated today regarding the train accident that America needs to straighten out the infrastructure. Though, Trump as usual is being hypocritical in that he has cut infrastructure spending.



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 11:40 PM
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a reply to: Willtell

Oh boy, it's a pity party!!

Cry me a F#'n river!!

Blame, blame..blame!!

tough luck, charlie!! Cowboy up!!



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 11:52 PM
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originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
a reply to: Willtell

Oh boy, it's a pity party!!

Cry me a F#'n river!!

Blame, blame..blame!!

tough luck, charlie!! Cowboy up!!









Empathy is a learned trait and one a sociopath has no way of understanding...



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 12:14 AM
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a reply to: hopenotfeariswhatweneed

Thank you!! Straight to my point!! Couldn't have said it better!!!!!!!

Surely you DO know the difference between "empathy" and "sympathy", right???

LOL!!!

This is all about group empathy!!

Thank you!!



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 12:23 AM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

Sure sympathy is feeling sorry for someone else, empathy is an attempt to understand a situation from another person's perspective.



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 01:52 AM
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a reply to: Willtell

I read this kind on thing on PCRs site and I crapped myself because this is very very disturbing. I very much fear for the younger generation as they will live a 2nd world existence for most, if not all of their lives.

Those lucky enough to have parents who own their own home MAY inherit something to make a start with but the govt will soon make sure they use all their money before they get any pension.

The very sad part about all this is that its intended for this to happen. One of the basic aims for Agenda 21 or 30 which ever, is to reduce the living standards in the first world down to the second and to lift the standards in the 3rd world up to the second worlds level also.

This "evens things out" which is what the word "sustainable" really means if you read the agenda 21 document.

From what I've read Agenda 30 is screwing the masses down even further and the plan seems to be that one modern family will have the living space equal to a car parking bay. Part of the agenda is to eliminate inheritance because that will ensure money or even modest amounts of wealth cannot be handed on.

The 4 times billionaire behind agenda 21 Maurice strong has said in his forward to Agenda 21 document that heating and cooling in workplace and homes is unsustainable and has to be eliminated. I wonder if he is leading by example?

NOTE THIS - Be very very certain of this. - Your govt and my government and all the rest of the govt of the world are deeply, deeply committed to the payment of welfare... its just a question of to whom are they committed paying it too?

As George Carlin would say; "it certainly aint you and I."

Past govts, present govt, and future govts, have been and will continue to slowly phase out the welfare system for the masses of individual and hand it over to the corporate sector.

Ever heard of "Corporate Welfare'? No? I know you haven't because the man or the lady on the TV has never told you anything about it, they have never mentioned it have they? that's why!

Those people who have been trained up by the media to hate welfare for individuals and hate the people that claim it, will in the vast majority of cases will be victims of this transference of welfare from individuals to corporations.

However, by they time they realise they have been used, it will be too late to do anything about it and the wealthy with their corporations, will laugh their box off at them just as much as they are now laughing at us now.



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 01:59 AM
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a reply to: Azureblue

Nicely said.

Just to further one of you're points, those that chastise people on welfare are the ones whom are generally well off and are convinced those on welfare are taking a piece of their pie. Sadly they are nothing more than useful idiots to those pulling the strings.



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 03:57 AM
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I have to admit I have similar experience as Flyingclaydisk from Czech republic. We are local ISP in region with highest unemployment rate in country. We are in constant shortage of people who are able to setup local WiFi endpoints. It is complex work, you have to talk with customers, have basic knowledge of network principals, driving license and common sense. Nothing outside high school curriculum. We have simply test, participants are encouraged to use internet to answer questions about layer2/3 networks. Probably every gamer can do such test within 10 minutes googling included. Well we have 80% drop out rate on this test and then the HORROR starts: Those guys are not able to use power drill, they are panicking while confronted with 230V AC wiring.

We have infrastructure on factory chimneys or at towers on top of mountain ridges. It is colorful work where you can learn a lot about networks and its infrastructure. We offer really good wages, professional environment from state of the art technology through best tools and work cloth to education opportunities. If you are not climber, there is cable optics department ... Or we are short of SW developers and Linux admins. Both jobs you can do from comfort of your home.

What I see as real trouble is the way kids are now raised. At 80' suburbs were full of kids on bicycles, now are streets empty and kids are occupied by extracurricular activities. Everything is managed like in concentration camp. Kids are under pressure if they are not successful in activities their loving parents payed so much for ...

Also every other dad had some kind of workshop in garage or cellar ... it was common thing to REPAIR things on your own. Every kid had option to see how things are done by neighbours, now they have Mythbusters in the very best instance. Reality moved to Facebook.



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 04:10 AM
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I'd like to ad another view on this generational trouble: Millennials are conformists. It is first generation which is not revolting against parents and which have no substantial disagreement with socioeconomic reality we created for them.

In spite of "normal" social dynamics it is alarming.



posted on Dec, 19 2017 @ 06:15 AM
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I have high school specialized in chemistry, soon after I started to learn CGI, later I moved to networks and Linux administration. Meanwhile I did 4 years at university studying humanities ... (no tuition here).

But I had lot of opportunities. East block crumbled so West block got crystal meth injection, IT and internet emerged ... there were plenty of opportunities in new areas even for people with IQ under 100 points. This is no longer reality and world simply changed. There is no place for young man without any work experience and #ty degree. Things got so complicated that unless you have plenty of experience you are not able to fulfill some tasks. And this can not be instituted in school, it is practice and you can not get it in starbucks. It is wide spread technical culture what is vanishing.

Do you remember alter-globalization movement from 90'? It was last large public expression of new generation. They were able to destroy highway with heavy machinery to plant trees there.

Millennials should be spitting in our faces but they are happily consuming junk culture we offered them after our own demise.



posted on Dec, 20 2017 @ 01:35 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: Azureblue

Nicely said.

Just to further one of you're points, those that chastise people on welfare are the ones whom are generally well off and are convinced those on welfare are taking a piece of their pie. Sadly they are nothing more than useful idiots to those pulling the strings.


thank you, and your comment is very valid to. Thanks for adding it.



posted on Dec, 20 2017 @ 01:56 AM
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Until a large portion of the wealth that has accumulated among the top 1% is released back to society at large the trend does indeed look scary. What is happening in response is people are trying to live simpler and cheaper. That is a good thing (being forced in to it is not however). People are finding pleasure in things that cost nothing like a walk in the park or riding bikes, growing gardens and trying to be entrepreneurs when possible. It is forcing many to be creative about how they live.

The baby boomers had a good thing going with many double-dipping on 2 pensions and social security. The end result of the corporate rape of America is a sterile landscape, devoid of anything unique and increasingly becoming devoid of customers which is how they came in to existence in the first place. There was a time when the rich would build a library or park to show off their wealth but there is no sense of community in corporate America. That's why were all struggling to make ends meet and wondering if we aren't looking at another revolution in the making.



posted on Dec, 20 2017 @ 02:23 AM
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The republicans just passed the tax cuts for rich people. So keep heart millennial, the republicans promised a big pay raise.

Gods guns and Girls. MAGA



posted on Dec, 20 2017 @ 03:07 AM
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You have a very misguided understanding of both the SDGs as well as the teeth of the UN and I’d be happy to chat with you about it further. No clue why this has become such a conspiracy thing but honestly you have severely misinterpreted some of these guidance documents. Which are, by the way, simply ideas and have no real avenues for implementation or negative repercussions if countries choose to ignore them.

That’s not what sustainability means in the context of global development at all. You know what is unsustainable? Tax plans that lead to financial insecurity for future generations, that’s what, and international conflicts that lead to massive loss of life and debt and sketchy business gains for countries like China.
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posted on Dec, 21 2017 @ 02:04 AM
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originally posted by: ravenshadow13
a reply to: Azureblue

You have a very misguided understanding of both the SDGs as well as the teeth of the UN and I’d be happy to chat with you about it further. No clue why this has become such a conspiracy thing but honestly you have severely misinterpreted some of these guidance documents. Which are, by the way, simply ideas and have no real avenues for implementation or negative repercussions if countries choose to ignore them.

That’s not what sustainability means in the context of global development at all. You know what is unsustainable? Tax plans that lead to financial insecurity for future generations, that’s what, and international conflicts that lead to massive loss of life and debt and sketchy business gains for countries like China.


Well; the words of Maurice Stong I quoted are within the first 2-3 pages as i recall. If thats any way conspiritoral then one needs to look at Maurise Strong, he wrote them.

There have been many posts on this site over the years i've here, about how 'regional land care groups have been able to give land owners 30 days notice to hand over vacant posession of parts of their farm because some reare flora or fauna was found there. The fact the farmer OWNED the land freehold meant nothing.

Stacks and packs are springing up in cites all over the place. Moving people into high rise flats achieves these things:

- buyers own no land. As we all know, land is wealth, thats why the rich buy it and large amounts of it.
- When we buy into a high rise we only purchase the right of occupy, the living space, nothing else.
- the building, including the walls is owned by the body corproate which is controlled and adminstered by a private company.
- high rise flats are much smaller than a house on a seperate and individual portion of land however even they are shrinking in size.

This common explanation for this is that it makes the house "more affordable." This is a ligitimate steatement most of the time however it masks the facts thats its also consistant with Agenda 21 or 30 whatever revision it is, to take land away from great unwashed and have controlled by 'envornmental groups.'

Tax plans that lead to financial insecurity for future generations

Not sure who is being referenced here but when I went out to work in 1968 the corporate tax rate in my country was 60%. Today its 30% and falling.

Are we going to have a situation that in order for business to be competitive it must have a tax rate of 0%? Most of the big end of town pays only donation levels of tax anyway due to various means of accounting.

Are we going to see corporate tax rates go below 0% whereby business gets a bonus payment from wage and salary earners for every dollar of profit they make? Where is it going to stop? What level of tax the business community happy to pay, now and in definitely into the future?

Meanwhile corporate welfare is increasing all the time but of course the lady on the TV has not told the viewers about corroborate welfare so therefore the viewers don't know about and therefore don't think about. One the other welfare for individuals - well we all know that's slowly being with drawn and handed over to the corporate sector.

Tax on wages and salaries has, in my country, been reduced a few % points over the years but not cut in half like corporate taxes and we now also pay a Goods and Services Tax of 10% on just about everything we buy. We also pay 6 cents per litre on fuel and now they are also double dipping by putting tolls on roads.

This is an agenda 21 thing to put' inconvienince' pressure on people who live in individual homes on plots of real LAND in the suburbs, to move into high rises in the central city. Mind you, most of them have not worked that out yet but in the fullness of time they are likely to do so.

Infringements have become a major source of income (hidden tax) for governments. Individual fines are rising far and away faster than wages and salaries are rising. These are imposed in a way thats intended to reverse the onus of proof (not an agenda 21 or 30 item) but statistics prove they are ineffectual as life saving attempts.

You may consider I see conspriacy in whats gone on the past and i tend to use the past as guide to the future and I dont see wages and slalaries being cut in half any time soon.

I offer you a curtesy warning.

When others have taken me to task about the welfare system for individuals, they usually make the mistake of claiming that corproate welfare creates jobs.

cheers








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