OUR TIME translates the news

  • 41% of Americans believe that young adults have been hit the hardest by the recession.

  • Only a third of 18-34 year olds rate their financial situation as “excellent” or “good.”

  • Young adults working full time have median weekly earnings of $448, about 6 percent less than in 2007.

Why we should care: The prospects for our generation appear bleak, with income declining, high joblessness, and significant debt from credit cards and college. Even older generations agree that we’ve been dealt a lousy deck of cards.

(via today’s Translation)

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