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Half of parents support their kids after college
MarketWatch ^ | June 9, 2014 | Quentin Fottrell

Posted on 06/10/2014 10:22:22 AM PDT by george76

A college degree will help Americans get a leg up on the job market. But financial independence proves more elusive as graduates tap their parents for help with living expenses, new research finds.

Some 50% of recent college graduates say they’re receiving financial help from their family, while an additional 19% say they need financial help from their partner or spouse. This is despite the fact that half of these graduates have full-time jobs,

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Roughly 85% of parents, including those with young children, plan to offer their children monetary aid after college graduation by providing health insurance, assisting with rent or putting up their post-graduates at home

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: college; kids; kidsaftercollege

1 posted on 06/10/2014 10:22:22 AM PDT by george76
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” while an additional 19% say they need financial help from their partner or spouse.”

I attended college in the 1960’s. Then, 100% of those graduating with a MRS degree required 100% support from their spouse.


2 posted on 06/10/2014 10:25:53 AM PDT by TexasGator
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To: george76

Thanks Obama!


3 posted on 06/10/2014 10:59:00 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: george76

Maybe after college, they’ll learn to do something useful.


4 posted on 06/10/2014 4:37:01 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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