Skip to comments.Half of parents support their kids after college
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 theyre 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,
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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” 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.
Maybe after college, they’ll learn to do something useful.