Research on the boomerang generation in her article

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research on the Boomerang Generation in her article titled, The Boomerang Generation:Feeling OK about living with Mom and Dad , says the reason most of members of the Boomerang’s are living at home is because “they don’t currently have enough money to lead the kind of life they want” (Parker). Parker completed a study on the Boomerang’s and found that 48% of boomerang children are paying rent to their parents and 89% help pay for household expenses while living there. Also, according to Parker’s study, living with their parents have caused damages between parent-child relationships and for some it has changed nothing at all (Parker). The reasoning
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Preston 7 behind moving back in with parents is because of economic conditions during the “straight out of college” or during the “looking for a job” period of life and since this practice is widely accepted, the numbers of young adults living at home has increased dramatically in the Boomerang generation than in any other Generation before. Therefore, one may wonder if the MTV/Boomerang’s actually got their name from the television shows their generation produced or the fact that most are unemployed adults who are sitting at home watching them with their parents. However, this next generation did not act anything like their predecessors but rather took advantage of the resources they had and are producing more and more each day, their name is Echo Boom. The Echo Boom generation is the last generation of 20th century born during the years 1978-1990. They experienced the rise of the information age and internet, Iraq War, and rise in
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  • Generation Y, Strauss and Howe, Cultural generations, Generation, Kayla Preston

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