Tag Archives: Aging

Family matters: having the money talk with aging parents

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Having conversations about money with elderly family members can be challenging. It is, however, a crucial thing to do. Here are some tips to make the process easier. MORE

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Dealing with dementia: 5 ways to plan ahead financially

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Dealing with finances and investments can be particularly hard for someone struggling with dementia. And that’s where loved ones often need to step in – before any major financial damage is done. MORE

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Advice for the “Sandwich Generation”

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It can seem overwhelming if you are simultaneously caring for young children or funding grown kids for college while also having to care for elderly parents. This is why this generation has been dubbed the “Sandwich Generation”; they’re the main course between the bread slices of their children and their own parents. MORE

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Confronting My Inner Grown-Up: It’s Time to Save Some @#$@ing Money

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I’ve blogged for several weeks about money and I’ve never once talked about saving any. Sure, I’ve tucked away cash to spend on specific things like rent, a computer or a trip. But I’ve never made a habit of it – probably because I’ve never had enough to make a substantial cache, and I still don’t. MORE

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