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Millennials are earning a decent income, but many financial factors keep them from flourishing. Find out which states offer the best opportunities for this generation to thrive.


Millennials claim a large chunk of consumer purchasing power, but they aren’t quite as well off as their baby boomer predecessors when it comes to financial stability.

Employed millennials are earning a decent wage, but factors such as college debt, cost of living and health care are stifling their opportunities for building a robust savings or retirement plan.

Many even turn to a side hustle to make ends meet or live more comfortably. However, even with the extra income, this generation’s retirement outlook is not promising.

WalletHub recently released its list of the “Best and Worst States for Millennials” to help these ambitious but financially strapped citizens decide the states and territories, including Washington, D.C., where they have the best chance at a comfortable life.

The precise age range of millennials can be a little murky, but for the purposes of this study, they are defined as those born 1981–1997.

The study took five dimensions into account: “Affordability,” Education and Health,” “Quality of Life,” Economic Health” and “Civic Engagement.” These were all weighted equally (22.5 points), except civic engagement, which received a weight of 10 points.

Massachusetts, with a total score of 66.65, earned top honors. Though its “Affordability” rank is middling (No. 24), it ranked No. 1 in “Education and Health,” No. 2 in “Quality of Life” and No. 3 in “Economic Health.”

Here are the top 10:

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. Washington
  4. Minnesota
  5. Wisconsin
  6. Colorado
  7. Iowa
  8. Utah
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. California

See the full list and methodology here.

Here are prime career opportunities in the top five locations:

Not the job for you? See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings:

Marketing and communications manager—Palladium (New York)

Internal communications manager—NetApp (California)

Corporate communications director—Entercomm, parent company of Radio.com (New York)

Marketing manager—Columbus Crew (Ohio)

Chief marketing and communications officer—BB&T (North Carolina)

Marketing community lead—WeWork (Texas)

PR and communications assistant—Whistles (United Kingdom)

Assistant editorial director—Columbia University (New York)

Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois)

Chief content officer—1,000 days (Washington, D.C.)

PR and communications manager—Colorado Mountain Club (Colorado)

Marketing communications manager—Microsoft (Canada)

Entertainment, culture and celebrity reporter—USA Today Network (California)

Marketing and communications director—United Way of York County (South Carolina)

Strategic director of communications and marketing—The Nature Conservancy (Arizona)

Employee communications director—Robert Half (California)

Marketing specialist—National Psoriasis Foundation (Oregon)

News writer—MIT Sloan (Massachusetts)

Senior director of marketing and communications—Thomas College (Maine)

Division director of public relations—American Veterinary Medical Association (Illinois)

Marketing and events manager—Oracle (United Kingdom)

Communications representative—Universal Music Group (Canada)

Communications intern—AARP (Pennsylvania)

Assistant director of communications—Tennessee Department of Education (Tennessee)

Environmental, social and governance program manager—Robert Half (California)

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