Unsurprisingly, many young adults are concerned about their current economic situation. Employment is inadequate and incomes low, leading to greater levels of debt and even the postponement of many events that traditionally demarcate the transition to adulthood. Young adults see education as the path to prosperity, but recognize that the rising cost of college often leaves graduates with loan burdens too heavy to manage. A plurality of young adults (48 percent) feels their generation may be worse off than their parents. Click here to read more.