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America Is Full of 23-Year-Olds

Last year, that age group (then 22) overtook boomers

(Newser) - The New York Times takes note of a demographic milestone in the US: Twenty-somethings have overtaken the baby boomers. Last year, the largest single age group in the country was 22-year-olds, followed by 23- and 21-year-olds. Boomers finally showed up in fourth place, represented by 53-year-olds. In fact, people in... More »

Sorry, College Graduates, Your 20s Do Matter

That stretch is life's 'developmental sweet spot,' says psychologist

(Newser) - Too many college graduates these days are embracing the message that it's fine to fritter away their 20s and figure things out by the ripe old age of 30, writes clinical psychologist Meg Jay in the Los Angeles Times . Which is too bad because "our 20s are life'... More »

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