Interesting take. But I don’t think any of these arguments would hold up for people who haven’t attained middle class (or don’t have a reasonable expectation of attaining middle-class status). I think it’s strange that a lot of analysis of millennials assumes that an entire generation shares a common economic status. I also wonder how helpful it is to look at a generation as a whole when the generation is so young. I’m a millennial, but I have more in common with my 38-year-old Gen-X husband than I do a single, childless, college student.