Young Workers See Sharpest Salary Drop, Flock Back Home

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With the revelation that another 2.6 million Americans fell below the poverty line last year, the most unlikely victims of the recession might be parents' social lives. The New York Times reports that the group that saw the sharpest decline in median income was young Americans, between the ages of 15 to 24. What that means for mom and dad is a higher than usual rate of college graduates returning home. So much for that new multipurpose room. AOL Real Estate senior writer Ann Brenoff takes a closer look at "full-nester syndrome" below.