The statistics that put lives of a whole generation on hold
We want to buy our first home. We want to get married. We want to have a career. The problem is, many of us can't right now and our choices are slipping away because we can't afford to make them. Career, property, wedding, babies - my mum had them all by time she was my age. I still live like a student - so what happened? It's the economy, stupid.
A new UK study has shown young people are suffering the worst economic prospects for generations. A CSO report last autumn paints a horribly similar picture.
The figures show that the youngest households have 10 times less wealth than the oldest households.