Jun 02, 2016 · If your parents have been covering or subsidizing your living expenses at home or college, you probably need a reality check before stepping out on your own. For many young adults, the combination of lower-than-expected take-home pay coupled with higher-than-expected living expenses can be a recipe for financial disaster.
People who live alone make up over one third of all unmarried people, and over a quarter of all U.S. households. For some, living alone is ideal — no one to steal the covers, put things away in the wrong place, or say you shouldn’t eat lasagna for breakfast.
A growing population of ‘elder orphans’ lack a built-in support system. What to do if you become one.Author: Anna Medaris Miller.
Mar 26, 2015 · Whether by choice or by circumstance, living alone has a lot of advantages. But perhaps one of the most subtle yet saddest disadvantages is sometimes feeling lonely. And though occasional feelings of loneliness are natural, why feel lonely when you don’t have to? There are things you can do to create a home that repels loneliness when you live solo.Author: Adrienne Breaux.