Data Points


70
Cents worth of debt per dollar of assets carried by average American 25- to 34-year-olds in 2005.

30
Cents worth of debt per dollar of assets carried by the same group in 1985.

Source: Waiting to Save: A Crisis of the Young, Beacon Economics survey commissioned by the AICPA.

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