The young, broke, and indebted American: 45 percent of 25 year olds carry student debt and the median net worth of those 35 and younger is one month of expenses.
It is clear looking at economic data that young Americans were not sent the memo regarding this economic recovery. People do realize that the “Great Recession” officially ended in the summer of 2009, right? We’re heading into year six of this recovery but many are simply seeing lower paying jobs, a deeper reliance on debt, […]
20% U-6 Rate by End of 2009: Employment Situation: Economic Indicator of Hours Worked Dropping at Fastest Pace Since 1970s. A Key Financial Leading Indicator. 7 Million Unemployed since Start of Recession.
The headline number of 9.4 percent unemployment doesn’t do any justice to the 26,000,000 unemployed or underemployed Americans. Last month, we saw the unemployment situation improve when only 345,000 job losses came online. This sure beats the 500,000+ months we had for six consecutive months. Yet the actual unemployment rate jumped from 8.9 percent to […]