Charted: Investment Preferences By Generation In The U.S.

Different generations grow up with different values and different economic realities, causing investment preferences by generation to vary across the board.The above graphic shows how different generations invest—from millennials to boomers—based on June 2023 survey data from Charles Schwab.

Which Generations Prefer ETF Investing and Personalization?
Which generation prefers ETFs the most, and which cares about investments that reflect their values?In the table below, we show survey data from 2,200 American investors in 2023 surrounding their views on investing. Here are the shares of different generations that agreed with the following statements:Millennials, who are born between 1981 and 1996, have the strongest preference for ETFs. They also are the most confident when choosing these types of investments.In addition, 57% said that it was extremely important for their investments to align with their values, which are more individualistic. This was nearly double the share of those in the baby boomer generation, born between 1946 and 1964.In line with this trend, other personalization features appealed to millennials, while this factor dropped with each subsequent generation significantly.More By This Author:Mapped: How Houthi Attacks In The Red Sea Impact The Global Economy U.S. Trade: Visualizing Share Of Imports For Select Countries (1989-2023)Visualizing How Big Tech Companies Make Their Billions


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