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Your Kid Is Moving Back Home? How to Make the Most of It

It's true that, statistically speaking, the number of college graduates who move back home after finishing school is on the rise. In fact, 28% of recent college grads currently live with a parent, up 8.8 percentage points in a little more than a decade, according to a 2018 analysis of Census data by Zillow. Often, our initial reaction is one of negativity. When will they get a job? How long will they be staying? Will they ever leave?

While these questions may be valid, there's a positive side to the situation as well. Additional time with your grown child can present many opportunities--opportunities you should seize while you can.

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