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The Four Harsh Truths That Everyone in My Generation Needs to Accept

Matt Walsh | Posted 05.10.2014 | College
Matt Walsh

It causes me actual, real pain when I run into young people afraid of risks -- afraid to strike out on their own because it "might not work out." Might not work out? Of course it won't "work out" at first. That's part of the fun. OK, maybe not fun, per se. But it's part of the adventure.

Should You Live At Home For College?

| Posted 02.13.2014 | Teen

By Megan Shuffleton You may have imagined your college experience would include lugging your shower caddy down the hall and burning Easy Mac in the...

Even More 20-Somethings Live With Mom And Dad Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business

The generation that came of age during the Great Recession is still having trouble becoming financially independent and moving away from home, accordi...

4 Reasons Why Staying Home for the Summer Isn't the End of the World

Stephanie Kaplan | Posted 08.14.2013 | College
Stephanie Kaplan

Despite the amount of internship applications you sent out and your outstanding efforts to find something (anything!) to do with your summer, it's time to face the truth: you'll be staying home until school starts up again in the fall.

What Do the Experts Say About Boomerang Kids?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

The economy could be considered a viable reason for helping a young adult get on their feet. But let's take a look at the other half of the experts' scenarios.

Millennial Myths

Abby Miller | Posted 06.15.2013 | College
Abby Miller

The shift to delayed adulthood has been going on for three generations, yet recent stories in the media would have you believe this is just a recent phenomenon.

Fewer Americans Are Stuck At Home With Mom And Dad

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

(Repeats to additional subscribers) * Household formation lifting off recession troughs * Improving jobs picture behind ...

The Walkin' Talkin' Burning Man Blues

Serge Bielanko | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Serge Bielanko

I just stood there, in a split-second of freezing January clarity, watching the inferno giving us the finger as it dangled out of my daughter's bedroom window and did its thing.

Mom, Stop Coddling Me and Let Me Grow!

The GypsyNesters | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Strong parenting, even if it sometimes takes the form of helicopter parenting, can lead to happy, independent, self-sufficient young adults.

The Kids Are Not All Right

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

The economic downturn has postponed growing up, as millions of adult children are unemployed and stuck at home with Mom and Dad. The number of jobl...

Are You A Snow Plow Parent? 7 Modern Parenting Terms

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

This glossary of modern parenting terms from around the world provides a cautionary tale through definitions. Could a Snow Plow Parent accidently raise a Kidult in a perpetual state of Adultescence?

Are Boomerang Kids Just Plain Old Spoiled?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We firmly believe that having adult children living at home on a long-term basis is bad for both the kids and their parents. It prevents the child from making a full transition into adult life, and robs the parents of the chance to return to the couple they were when they first fell in love.

Dorm Rooms Fall Victim To Rising College Costs

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Money

By Beth Pinsker Gladstone NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) - Even wealthy families are scrambling to cover rising college costs by borrowin...

'I'm 27 And Live At Home--And I'm OK With That"

The Huffington Post | As told to Brie Dyas | Posted 11.16.2012 | HuffPost Home

Too often, stories covering the "trend" of those in their 20s and 30s moving back in with their parents skew towards the negative. But we wonder: Is i...

Surprising Share Of Young People Are Struggling To Afford Basic Needs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

Can't afford basic needs? Odds are you’re a millennial, according to a new survey. One quarter of millennials, or the generation aged 18 to 34, a...

Surprising Group More Likely To Live With Parents

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

Apparently having a warm little nest makes it tough to leave home. Young adults from affluent families are more likely to live at home than their ...

Never Too Old To Get An Allowance From Mom And Dad

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

Living at home, doing chores and getting a regular allowance. Not much has changed since middle school--except that this describes nearly 20 percent o...

These Gen Yers Are Bucking The Trend

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.19.2012 | Money

Moving back home with mom and dad is...cool? According to a recent Pew Research Center report on the "boomerang generation" three in 10 young adult...

The Paradox Of Spending

Mary Quigley | Posted 01.21.2012 | Parents
Mary Quigley

What does it really cost to have a boomerang kid? Let's examine some of those necessities.

Empty Nesters, Be Warned: More Young Adults Are Moving Back Home

Posted 01.05.2012 | Fifty

In Italy, they're known as "mammone", a staple of adult men living with at home with their mothers. In the US, they're known as "losers", and they're ...

Baby Is Back: The Reality Of RE-Nesting

New York Times | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

A FRIEND of mine named Eugene who is 28 and an investment banker lives at home in Connecticut with his parents. He can afford to live on his own, but ...

Living With Mom And Dad Can Have Negative Effects On Economy

WSJ | Phil Izzo | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

By Phil Izzo of the Wall Street Journal More people are living with family amid high unemployment rates and a slow economy, but while the phenomeno...

Home for the Hard Days

Nobu Massiah | Posted 09.28.2011 | College
Nobu Massiah

The recession finally caught up to me and now I've swallowed my pride and moved back home. I'm back with my tail between my legs and it's embarrassing.