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The Sandwich Generation
“The Great Recession and sluggish recovery have taken a disproportionate toll on young adults,” the Pew report reads. Forty-eight percent of adults have provided some financial support to a grown child in the past year, with 27% providing the primary support; in 2005, those numbers were 42% and 20%, respectively. Here’s a glance at the Sandwich Generation – who they are and what stresses their finances.