Less than half of women in their early 30s get financial support from their parents, compared with more than 60% of men.
Anecdotally, this is definitely true. A particularly relevant stat for why: “40% of men said that their priority was to enjoy life now, versus 28% of women.”
Maybe because some parents still consider that their married daughter becomes her husband’s burden to bear but don’t believe the same applies to their sons: « Less than half of women in their early 30s get financial support from their parents, compared with 62% of men. »
Just a reminder that the survey is conducted by a bank which has a vested interest here. The survey is designed to make you want to go and discuss savings and investments with them. There is almost certainly a kernel of truth here but take it with a pinch of salt.
I don't want to ruffle any feathers here, but I definitely come from the school of post-collegiate independence so this is a mind-blowing stat"58% of the 18-34 year olds said they would not be able to afford their current lifestyle without help from the Bank of Mom and Dad."
Click the “a new report” in the article and you get what appears to be a Merrill Lynch ad disguised as news. The contact person at the bottom of the article is from Bank of America. I don’t believe a word of this. Quartz editors did you get paid to publish this? Your reporter is using pseudo news advertising as a source. This is not journalism and isn’t the first article like this I’ve read on this app. I really enjoy this app, but would like to count on the Quartz editors to deliver quality, real news content.