Young People

Today, as millions still struggle with joblessness and millions more scrape by paycheck to paycheck, the Great Recession has heightened the sense that something is fundamentally wrong in our economy.  The reality is that for young people today, it is harder to either work or educate one’s way...
11/02/2011
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More than one quarter of 18-24 year-olds and 16% of 25-34 year-olds would like to have more work but cannot find it. 
11/02/2011
Data Byte
Young people without bachelor’s degrees are far more likely to be unemployed.  
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Food, housing, and transportation make up the biggest portion of expenditures. People 18-24 spend more on gas than health care or education.
11/02/2011
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In the past generation women have dramatically increased college degree-attainment, with 37% of women hold a bachelor’s or more in 2011.
11/02/2011
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The highest-cost state for infant care is Massachusetts ($16,500), significantly higher than the national average ($8,900).
11/02/2011
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Young adults can ill-afford expensive medical costs. As they wipe out savings, young people turn to credit cards to pay their medical bills.
11/02/2011
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When you think about the job you have right now, do you believe it is within your chosen field and you want to stay within this profession, or is it more of a job until something better comes along?
11/02/2011
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Please tell me if you have delayed starting or continuing college or other training because of the economy and its impact on you.
11/02/2011
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  If your personal debt has increased in the last four years, has that been increased credit card debt, mortgage debt, school loans, a car loan, other personal loans, taxes, medical bills, or something else? (accept all that apply)
11/02/2011
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