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How Millennials Spend Their Money to Make Statements (Infographic)

From diamond jewelry to charity donations, millennials go above and beyond to express themselves.
How Millennials Spend Their Money to Make Statements (Infographic)
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Whether you’re wearing a certain brand, building a house or even paying for a monthly gym membership, you’re making a statement. Everyone makes statements -- it’s how we spend our money and how we express and define ourselves.

Today, more than any other group, millennials are leading the trend in statement-making.

This highly image-conscious group is known for dropping big bucks on everything from designers to academics to charity causes. In fact, there is a variety of ways millennials -- and people in general -- are making statements. Today, 40 percent of millennials have tattoos. Millennials donate on average $481 to charities every year. Millennials even spent $26 billion on diamond jewelry in 2015.

Take a look at Busy Beaver’s infographic “How Millennials Make Statements” below to learn more.