One-Third of Millennials Pick Big Raise Over Relationship: Survey - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

One-Third of Millennials Pick Big Raise Over Relationship: Survey

The surveyed workers on average said that a $36,000 raise would convince them to put off having a relationship

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Make your Summer Getaway a Win
    Getty Images

    Though they're sometimes labeled as "lazy" and "entitled," millennials are actually making significant sacrifices in order to get ahead in their careers, CNBC reported.

    When financial services company Comet surveyed 364 single employed millennials without children, they found that relationships were an area in which 20- to 36-year-olds were willing to cut back. In fact, 41 percent said they would end a relationship for a promotion.

    Comet also found that almost a third said they would end a relationship for a raise. These workers on average said that a $36,000 raise would convince them to put off having a relationship.

    Millennials are so focused on career advancement, that respondents admitted that they'd be willing to stay single for 11 years, delay marriage for seven years and put off having kids for eight — if it meant getting ahead at work, according to the Comet survey.

    WH: Cannot Guarantee Trump Didn't Use N-Word

    [NATL] WH Defends Trump's 'Dog' Comment, Says They Cannot Guarantee Trump Didn't Use N-Word

    The White House defended President Donald Trump calling former protégée Omarosa Manigault-Newman a "dog" in a Tuesday press conference. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also could not guarantee that Trump has never used the N-word on record, but doubled down in his defense. 

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018)