graduate hugging friend Millennials, the study finds, are the only generation most likely to give the gift of a financial account to a recent grad, thus setting them off on the road to compounding interest. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Just how knowledgeable are recent graduates about retirement investing? Well, it depends on whom you ask.

According to a new E*TRADE study, overall, investors don’t believe that recent graduates are all that savvy when it comes to saving and investing for retirement. But there are some striking differences in just how unprepared different generations believe those grads are.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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