Tough times for young people
Government cuts are affecting everyone and Rebecca Rutt looks at why she thinks young people are being hit the hardest.
Life is pretty awful for young people right now. We're being battered by government cuts and one in five 16-24-year olds is out of work.
I was lucky enough to get a job out of university but I've still got a mountain of debt that will take over 20 years to repay. So how am I also supposed to save for a housing deposit, start a pension pot and have a life?
But it's teenagers today who have inherited this massive debt that I feel really sorry for. With rising university fees and a lack of jobs, the future looks very bleak.
I know some things are a lot better today than 50 years ago but I still think the baby boomers are the lucky ones. Free university, easy-access mortgages and good pensions.
A study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research shows that people over 65 have received £220,000 more in benefits and services than they have paid in taxes.
But those born today will pay £70,000 more in taxes in their lifetime than they will get back.
The government says it needs growth to repair the economy but it's ignoring the people who are going to drive this recovery.
In 20 years we'll be running the country so we need support now. We're being let down by our country and if the cuts continue we'll have another crisis on our hands.