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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