4 in 5 Millennial Workers Expect Major Life Changes in Next Year: MetLife
October 5, 2021 by Michael S. Fischer
As the country emerges from the depths of the pandemic, 81% of U.S. millennial employees are expecting to make a major life change in the next 12 months, according to results of a survey on open enrollment released this week by MetLife.
Twenty-four percent of millennials plan to buy a new home, 22% to get a pet, 19% to change careers and 15% to have a child.
Sixty-five percent of millennial employees said the pandemic has had a significant effect on their major life plans, compared with 54% of employees overall; 44% of millennials making plans said the pandemic had previously delayed them.