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The 'Demographic Time Bomb' That's Facing America Right Now

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The 'Demographic Time Bomb' That's Facing America Right Now

The 'Demographic Time Bomb' That's Facing America Right Now

Americans are having fewer babies.

Far fewer babies.

In fact, Business Insider reports the US fertility rate has fallen for the fourth year in a row.

This decrease in babies being born could lead to a "demographic time bomb." That's when a country's young population falls behind the population of older people, straining the country's resources.

Japan, Russia, and Spain are already experiencing its devastating effects.

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