Generation X: Prepared to work Gen Xers looking at longer time on job than previous generations
"I'll say this, it's a mixed bag like any other age group," said Bradley R. Newman, a certified financial planner at Roof Advisory Group Inc. in Harrisburg. He described himself as being "smack dab in the middle" of Generation X.
Newman pointed out that the last recession clarified the need for Gen Xers to focus on planning ahead.
Now, they're looking at things a little more objectively, according to Newman.
For Newman, whether or not Gen Xers are counting on Social Security, he believes they are planning ahead.
He has clients at Roof Advisory utilizing both fee-only project-based planning and the firms' [fee-only] asset management.
"I think by and large our generation is doing a little bit of a better job than the previous," Newman said.