12 Ways to Make Sure Your Teen Doesn’t Boomerang Back

It’s a rough world out there for recent college grads. That’s why currently 85% of college students move back home to live with their parents after graduation. These “boomerang” kids can’t find a job, an apartment, or create an adult life, instead returning home as an adult child. It’s a situation that hardly anyone likes, but when faced with a grim economic future, some find it absolutely necessary. While not every boomerang situation can be avoided, there are plenty of things that parents can do to help kids avoid becoming a statistic. Setting expectations, creating a good financial foundation, and developing a career-oriented graduation plan are just a few of the ways that parents can help kids launch for good. Read on to learn how you can take steps to make sure your teen doesn’t boomerang back home.