Stronger growth in wages for younger workers (ages 20-34). Median earning of the group took a bigger hit than those of older workers in the recession’s aftermath, probably because a great share of them were laid off, but the improving economy is spurring demand for entry and junior level workers and new earning growth. The catch up trend is especially good news for the housing industry. It should help the first-time buyer, noticeably lacking from the market in recent years.