Report forecasts strong demand for housing as millennials look to move out of parents’ homes

Patrick Barnard •
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Millennial woman packing boxes.

The millions of millennials who are living at home with their parents or shacking up with roommates will soon want to get married, have children, and buy homes, boosting household formation and creating even stronger demand for scarce housing, a report from Freddie Mac predicts. According to the company’s most recent Insight Report, millennials are


Millennials optimistic about job outlook

Allen Greenberg •

Perhaps it’s the naiveté of youth. Or perhaps they know something the rest of us don’t. Either way, a poll by McGraw-Hill Education finds that 90 percent of college students are optimistic about their chances of finding meaningful employment after graduation. This is especially noteworthy, perhaps even puzzling, given that the unemployment rate for workers