Children destroy retirement

Sarah Coles
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Children were always going to make your middle years something of a struggle, but surely at some point they are meant to leave home, so that empty nesters can look forward to some well-earned luxuries in life.

Sadly it seems not. New research shows that adult children are still a massive drain on their parents - spelling catastrophe for their retirement.