Millennials Are Dragging Boomers Who Say We Can't Afford Homes Because Of "Netflix Subscriptions" And Ordering Out

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Baby Boomers were born between 1946 and 1964, when the average US home cost about $11,900. If you consider the value of money today, that would round out to about $58,600, CNBC reported. Today, the average home price is $374,900.

A "For Sale" sign in front of a house
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Despite mortgages out-pacing our income, the Times recently shared that some boomers have offered this advice for millennials "complaining" about finding affordable housing: "Cancel the Netflix subscriptions and stop ordering takeaways."

In response to the unsolicited advice from our out-of-touch elders, millennials and Gen Xers alike shot back with facts, jokes, and incredulous reactions. Here's how they responded:

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