Surprising facts about millennials and money

Some people label millennials as entitled and lazy, but when it comes to work and finances, this is hardly the case. A new Credit Karma study finds that millennials are doing a good job of managing their money and their careers.

“The Credit Karma Millennial Report proves that, in spite of their negative reputation, millennials are actually much wiser with their finances than we often give them credit for,” said Bethy Hardeman, chief consumer advocate at Credit Karma. “Survey findings from all parts of the country prove millennials are following in the footsteps of generations before them: saving for the future is top-of-mind, loyalty with employers who offer fair pay is a priority, and hitting life’s traditional milestones is important to them.”

Here are the results of Credit Karma’s analysis of more than 1,000 millennials.

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