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3 out of 10 Young Adults Moving Home

'Boomerang kids' have trouble finding well-paying work

(Newser) - As many as three out of 10 young adults are moving back in with their parents—resulting in the highest share of 18- to 34-year-olds living with multiple generations since the 1950s—after finding themselves unable to find lucrative employment in this dismal economy. They're dubbed "boomerang kids"... More »

Jobless Kids Need Tough Love, not Coddling

Parents shouldn't let them get too comfortable at home

(Newser) - Parents who want their adult kids to take job-hunting seriously shouldn't make things too comfortable for them at home, the British government warns. In the UK, the graduate unemployment rate is the highest it's been in 12 years, and a quarter of men 25 to 29 live at home, the... More »

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