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  • Marriage and kids not a priority for Gen Y
  • Marriage and kids not a priority for Gen Y
    Steve Slater ©

Marriage and kids not a priority for Gen Y

According to a poll in the US, 69% of Millennials believe that society will be just as well off if people have priorities other than marriage and children. But while it's a large figure, the differences of opinion within Gen Y are strongly tied to their income and wealth.



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    Young Brits are politically minded. 70% think social media should be used for social change, and a quarter are highly knowledgable about politics. Yet only 12% would definitely vote in a general election. Why are they so disillusioned? And is engaging via social media the answer?

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    A third of the 10,000 Boomers turning 65 each day are entering retirement single. The thought of being shipped off to live in a retirement home is unthinkable for many – but The Golden Girls Network offers house sharing for older single women who are still young at heart.

  • German couples reject marriage German couples reject marriage

    Increasing numbers of German couples are choosing to live together and not get married. But while the traditional route of an engagement, wedding and ceremony is being disrupted, unmarried couples are finding themselves more vulnerable financially when it comes to the law.

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    People are getting better at being married. According to the Office for National Statistics, the divorce rate in England and Wales is now a fifth lower than it was in 2002. Young couples have realised that marriage is not a social or family matter - it’s personal.