When it comes to millennials’ money, you might be surprised how far these 20- and 30-somethings are willing to stretch the truth in order to keep their dollars stacked.
😱 Over half of millennials — 58% to be exact — admit that when they snatch up lost cash, they have no intention of trying to get it back to its owner. And only 44% of those money grabbers have a moral dilemma — but they still won’t try to get the cash back in the right hands.
👥 40% of millennials admit that when they make a purchase without their partner’s knowledge, they’ve got no plans of telling their significant other about it.
👀 Screw cable and paid streaming subscriptions is the millennial mindset, as 44% won’t feel slightly guilty about downloading content illegally on the Internet.
🌀 And here’s the laundry list of millennial money lies:
- 55% say mum’s the word when mistakenly undercharged or given more change.
- 50% download content illegally to avoid paying.
- 35% of cheapskates knowingly won’t shell out their fair share of the bill.
- 33% misrepresent their age for financial gain, such as a discount.
- 32% purchase an item with the intention of using it once and returning it immediately.
- 22% withhold financial information on taxes.