By some measures Generation X came out of the latest recession more bruised and battered than other age groups.
Gen X-ers, those who are about 33 to 45 years old today, saw the biggest drop in net worth from 2005-2010; are struggling with their careers while saddled with college debt; and they're looking nervously in the rear-view mirror at the younger and much bigger Generation Y.
READ MORE ABOUT GEN Y AND THE ECONOMY:
Generation X stymied by Baby Boomers (Bloomberg)
Gen X suffered most in recession (Business Insider)
Generation X and the narrowing career path (Harvard Business Review)
Gen X women succeed at work, have fewer kids (Huffington Post)
Gen X stuck in the middle (CRM magazine)