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  • For boomers, 309 hours of minimum wage work was all it took topay for four years of public college. For millennials, it had grownto 4,459 hours.
  • In 1973, the author's father bought his first home at age 29for $124,000 in today's dollars – which back then was equal to only20 months of his salary. A similar home in 2018 is $730,000, equalto 10 years of the author's salary.
  • 25-34 year olds lack health insurance more than any othercohort and millennials have more medical debt than theirparents.

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Scott Thompson is CEO ofTuition.io,the nation's first and most comprehensive employer-funded studentloan contribution platform. Scott's mission at Tuition.io is toexpand student debt relief among companies in the US until itbecomes the norm, not the exception.

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