Cost of Young Adults
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How to Cite

Smith, Suzanna. 2009. “Cost of Young Adults: FAR0071/FM316, 3/2009”. EDIS 2009 (2). Gainesville, FL.


FAR0071, a 2-page transcript of the Family Album Radio Program broadcast by Suzanna Smith, provides research-based information on the types of contributions parents make for young adult children to help them get started. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, March 2009.


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Schoeni, R. F., &. Ross, K. (2005). Material assistance received from families during the transition to adulthood. In R. A. Settersten, F. F. Furstenberg, & R. G. Rumbaut (Eds.), On the frontier of adulthood: Theory, research, and public policy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.