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I’m on BBC Radio Tees discussing the 3.3 million adults who have returned home to live with their parents. Have your kids returned home and you are fed up with their lack of contributions to the household budget? […]Read more
Kids approaching their 30s are still dependent on their parents for financial support – and even the ironing, a report warns out today! The apparent ease with which young people once seemed to land well-paid jobs and get on the housing ladder meant that those who are […]Read more
Here’s a question I’m asked a lot. “Is it fair to charge our son rent?” I’m on Eamonn Holmes talkRADIO Show at 6.30 discussing charging adult kids rent as more and more adult children are coming back home to live as they try and save up for […]Read more
I was interviewed on Channel Five News as Priscilla Eyles says she still feels like a teenager at times as she still lives at home. It’s a real problem to save up in order to get on the property ladder and I know first hand, as my […]Read more
Are your ‘Boomerang Kids’ driving you mad? I read in The Evening Standard about a Conservative MP who has admitted that he has had to move back in with his mother and father because he cannot afford the deposit to buy a house. William Wragg, aged 28, is […]Read more
I speaking on BBC Radio Berkshire to Anne Diamond about ‘Boomerang Kids’ Here are my thoughts …. Student debt, the high cost of housing, and a general lengthening of adolescence (itself, a result of growing life expectancy) are all contributing to the new phenomenon of boomerang kids […]Read more
Join me live on Channel 5 News after 6pm discussing The Clipped Wing Generation – young adults who can’t afford to fly the nest despite working full time. The Charity Shelter have just released a report: WHAT THEY SAY ON THE STORY “The ‘clipped wing generation’ are finding […]Read more
Spiralling property prices and the collapse of the labour market are forcing many young people (and some not so young) to move back in with their parents. Here’s my advice in The Independent about what to do, how to cope and how to ease the transition into a […]Read more
There’s a new word out on the street called the “boomerang kids” – children who return to their parents’ home in adulthood and remain there into their 20s or even 30s!!! According to a leading charity Parentline Plus they are putting enormous strain on family relations. Student […]Read more