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The Importance of your 20s

by Marianna Muratova

In Make the most of your 20s: Meg Jay at TED2013, Meg Jay discusses why your 20s are important years of development.

There are 50 million 20-somethings in the US — that’s 15% of population. And Jay wants them to consider themselves adults, and know that this period is as important for their development as the first five years of life. Because the first 10 years of a career have an exponential impact on how much money a person is going to earn. Love is the same way: Half of Americans are with their future partner by the age of 30. [more]