Parental Debt May Affect Kids’ Behavior (‘U.S. News & World Report’)



A Dartmouth study indicates that the type of debt parents have could affect their children’s behavior, reports Health Day News in a story published by U.S. News & World Report.

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jason Houle, one of the study’s co-authors, said the findings suggest that “borrowing money can be a ‘double-edged sword’ for parents and children alike, having ‘both positive and negative consequences depending on what it’s being used for,’ ” the magazine reports.

Read the full story, published 1/22/16 by U.S. News & World Report.

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