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'Child-Free Generation' Will Inflict 'Financial Strain' on US

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By    |   Tuesday, 08 August 2023 07:33 AM EDT

As more young adults are embracing the financial freedom that comes with being part of an emerging "child-free generation," economists warn that the troubling trend could lead to economic strain for the U.S. in the years to come.

The U.S. birth rate has been declining since 2008 and one of the biggest reasons cited by young adults for putting off having children is the cost.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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As more young adults are embracing the financial freedom that comes with being part of an emerging "child-free generation," economists warn that the troubling trend could lead to economic strain for the U.S. in the years to come.
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