Even before graduating last month with a finance degree from San Diego State University , Lisa Huckemeyer's son Tyler landed a job loaded with benefits. The year-old's new position as an internal auditor comes with a k plan, phone, gym membership and even a company car, which he uses to drive to work — from his parents' house every day. Like many millennials, he moved back home immediately after college, even though he can afford an apartment with a roommate or other type of living situation. For the first time, more to year-olds live at home with their parents than in any other arrangement, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center. In , just over 32 percent of millennials were living in their parents' home, slightly more than the number living with a spouse or partner, according to Pew's analysis of the most recent census data.
The real reason college grads move home with their parents may surprise you
Particularly given the economy and the high rates of divorce, more adults are moving back in with their folks. We call them "Boomerang Kids. Despite overwhelming emotional feelings to the contrary, once a child turns 18 years old, he or she is considered by law and society to be an adult. Therefore, they should be treated as adults and be expected to act like adults.
There are lots of reasons why and somethings might migrate back to the nest. Those reasons may be a big factor in how that living arrangement is handled. That being said, regardless of whether the adult children return home due to necessity, transition or preference, here are some things you should be sure to discuss. Is it indefinite?