Younger families are not recovering as quickly from the recession as their elders.
An analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that families headed by someone younger than 40 have recovered only about one-third of their pre-recession wealth.
Meanwhile older families have nearly regained their pre-crisis level of wealth.
So, why are those under 40 having a harder time recovering?
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