College graduates were called “Basement generation” recently. Can ZillionMom practices do smth about BG? Absolutely! ZillionMom would ask why a college educated child came back to her basement. If the answer is hidden within the financial illiteracy, then starting with the concept of paying rent is a good start. ZillionMom asks a basement kid to pay rent for the use of the basement, as it is a basic need for shelter.