"Generation Wait" Doesn't Mind Crashing With The 'Rents

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More 20-Somethings Live with Parents Today

  • 12/06/2013 09:18 AM EST U.S.

The latest US census report shows that 20-somethings in America aren't afraid to crash on mom and dad's couch. In fact, the cash-strapped young adults facing high unemployment and a weak economy are sometimes referred to as "Generation Wait."

Even with a college education, many are forced to stall moving forward in their lives both professionally and personally.  From home ownership and professional growth to waiting for marriage and children, many find themselves waiting for an economic boost that may not come.