Saying the economy is recovering, Romney encourages young Americans to take economic risks - The Washington Post Weve always encouraged young people take a shot, go for it, take a risk and get the education, borrow money if you have to from your parents, start a business. Sage advice Romney. But tell us, who do 99% of our parents borrow the money from, since they don't have any either? Oh, and thanks for admitting the economy is recovering. I thought your campaign platform was contingent on the economy not recovering. We can always count on you for a flip-flop.