Millennials vs. Earlier Generations: A Scorecard

A look at how today's young people stack up against their parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents. 

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In "The Millennial Stimulus Plan," Derek Thompson examines the economic impact of millennials in a series of charts. "Millennials got a bad rap during the recession," he writes, but "In the near future, these same young people may be the very ones to supercharge the recovery." 

But how do millenials -- lazy, entrepreneurial, or otherwise -- compare to their forefathers? NowThis News, the social and mobile video news network, takes and "unscientific" look in the clip above. 

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