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Forget the £10,000—it’s time to accept that millennials aren’t sabotaging themselves

It was the idea of a "citizen's inheritance" that made headlines. But there was a more important finding in the Resolution Foundation's report on intergenerational inequality—one that destroys the myth of millennial irresponsibility

By Sarah Manavis  

It's time to get rid of the avocado cliches once and for all.

Making a joke about millennials and avocados has moved beyond the point of being provocative into being simply boring. Used to mock the generation born between 1981-2000 for spending too much on meals out and having too little in their savings account, this tired joke has become only the most cliché way for baby boomers to blame millennials for their own financial ruin.

But on Tuesday, the Resolution Foundation turned that idea on its head. Publishing…

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