January 16, 2013

How Rising Age of U.S. Parents Affects Economy

Libby Kane, The Fiscal Times

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"Old” is relative. Really, there’s just older. And that’s where many first-time parents are finding themselves nowadays: older than their own parents were when they had kids.

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