One-Third of Millennials Pick Big Raise Over Relationship: Survey - NBC New York
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

One-Third of Millennials Pick Big Raise Over Relationship: Survey

The surveyed workers on average said that a $36,000 raise would convince them to put off having a relationship

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    One-Third of Millennials Pick Big Raise Over Relationship: Survey
    Getty Images

    Though they're sometimes labeled as "lazy" and "entitled," millennials are actually making significant sacrifices in order to get ahead in their careers, CNBC reported.

    When financial services company Comet surveyed 364 single employed millennials without children, they found that relationships were an area in which 20- to 36-year-olds were willing to cut back. In fact, 41 percent said they would end a relationship for a promotion.

    Comet also found that almost a third said they would end a relationship for a raise. These workers on average said that a $36,000 raise would convince them to put off having a relationship.

    Millennials are so focused on career advancement, that respondents admitted that they'd be willing to stay single for 11 years, delay marriage for seven years and put off having kids for eight — if it meant getting ahead at work, according to the Comet survey.

    DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    [NATL] DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Nielsen said the issue has been growing for years, the product of loopholes that have created an open border.

    (Published Monday, June 18, 2018)