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Young and living at home – Record percent of 25 to 34 year olds living with parents. Los Angeles employment figures back to 1990 levels. Rents rising are merely a sign of a squeeze on standard of living.


The housing singularity and other housing oddities – more coverage on financial history in Mildred Pierce about SoCal housing bubble than all local networks combined. Geithner first to trial test his negative equity home as a rental?


Baby boomers and the 4 million seriously delinquent loans – 10,000 Americans turn 65 years of age each day and this trend will go on for nearly two decades. Housing starts and completions reach record low in 2011.


5 charts exploring the financial quicksand that real estate is stuck in for 2012 – Public debt now larger than GDP, entitlement challenges, post-bubble lows for housing, two lost decades for income, baby boomer demographics not looking positive for real estate.


A mortgage with every college graduation – Student debt to stifle home buying prospects of younger Americans – In 2000 student debt made up 2 percent of all household debt. Today student debt is up to 7 percent of all household debt and growing.


Reinventing Japan’s economic lost decades in the United States: Seven charts tracking the parallels between the lost decades in Japan and our approach to a first lost decade. Young adults moving back at home reflecting societal changes experienced in Japan.


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