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Poll finds widespread pessimism among the young

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Associated Press

WASHINGTON – Young adults are financially anxious, worried that they can’t meet their educational, housing and health-care needs, according to a new poll that exposes a growing pessimism about achieving the American dream.

The poll by Harvard’s Institute of Politics found that six out of 10 of those surveyed worry they may not meet their current bills and obligations. Nearly half of those attending college wonder whether they will be able to afford to stay in school. And more than eight out of 10 said they expect difficulty finding a job after graduation…

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