NCFMR in the News
NBC News addresses diversity in nation's households with Susan Brown
Does teen parenthood lead to social and economic disadvantage?
Is the growing number of cohabiting couples behind “post-breakup concierge service?”
Article examines premise of the newly launched “post-breakup concierge service” that handles packing, housing, and self-care needs.
Cohabitation doubled in the last decade. The NCFMR estimates that 66% of couples lived together before getting married, and little more than 50% of first cohabiting couples ever get married. Many Americans live with several different partners before taking the plunge.
This post-breakup concierge service handles all your moving-out needs–and more
Marriage as seen through younger eyes
News and Tribune examines changing status of marriage in America, pointing to research groups such as the NCFMR for data releases on the changes in the institution of marriage over the last 50 years.
7% of U.S. Marriages will pass 50-year mark
Millennial couples buying homes before they get married are making a risky move that shows how different they really are from their parents
More millennials are cohabitating before marriage — a sixfold increase from their parents' generation...millennials are also waiting longer to get married.
Getting Married Before Moving In Together? This Is What Could Happen, According To An Expert
ABC News discusses low fertility rates with Karen Guzzo
Guzzo said she isn't surprised by this report's numbers, which reflect an overall trend over the past several years. "This is basically a continuation of what we saw last year, and really, the last couple of years," Guzzo said. "What's more surprising is that over the longer term, we kind of expected that after the Great Recession has supposedly disappeared and we are doing much better, fertility rates would start to pick up, and they haven't." She said that the fact that fertility rates haven't recovered offers some insight into how people feel about their current economic situations.
Fertility rate hits 30-year low as Americans aren't having enough babies to replace themselves, new study shows