After the recession in 2007, it’s been harder and harder for young graduates with little experience to get recognized by employers. Coupled with an increase in the cost of living and a sharper increase in the amount of debt accumulated, many Millennials and their parents are finding it easier and more financially stable to move back in together.
Even in college, food insecurity has become a major problem plaguing the country’s universities, giving rise to more than 200 campus food banks assisting college students who don’t have enough money left over at the end of the week to afford a nutritious meal. Regardless, Millennials are not being helped by the higher price they pay for their own future.
You can read all of our Millennials and Economics stories
- “The Way We Live Now,” letter from Kaitlyn Arford, executive editor
- “Why We Won’t Leave,” by Jessica Pettengill and Sarah Janssen
- “In College and Living in Poverty,” by Anthony Lombardi
- “The Cost of College,” by Taylor Meyers
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