In Chapter Seven, Dealing with Detours, I discuss the growing trend of boomerang children and the financial impact they may have on pre-retirees and retirees. We see the retirement-planning consequences of this all the time with our clients. Like any issue, there are two sides of the story. This article from the New York Times Magazine explores the issue in greater detail. As the article points out, it's not just hard on Mom and Dad. It's hard on the newly minted graduate with mountains of student loans working at low-wage jobs. If you are in a boomerang relationship, Chapter Seven offers several tips to help you navigate this difficult situation.