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? “The average age of buying your first house […]
The Peter Pan Generation in danger of reaching 40 and still relying on “pocket money” from their parents.
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 now in their 20s grew up with a […]
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 a home of their own. But do you […]
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 two adult kids struggle to save up, preferring […]
‘I had to move back in with my Mum!’ says Tory MP William Wragg. Here are my 10 tips to survive your adult child returning home
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 among tens of thousands of Britons who have […]
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 – the 20 or 30 somethings who […]
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 themselves with no choice but to remain living […]
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 new way of living with older kids !
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 debt, the housing shortage and a general lengthening […]