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Learn Your Parents’ Financial Plans ASAP

My mom died at age 61, when I was 31. Seeing her headstone in a field of others smacked me with a brutal, if obvious fact: Everyone, including everyone’s parents, will die.

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Probate Workarounds Can Save Heirs Time, Money

A reader recently reached out after his elderly mother died, asking how soon he could distribute the $10,000 she had earmarked in her will for each of her two grandchildren.

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Why Older Adults Use (And Do Not Use) Password Managers

Researchers conduct first-of-its-kind survey of older adults to find motivations and barriers to adopting password managers.

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Don’t Give Your Adult Kids Your House

There are better ways to transfer a house to your kids, as well as a little-known potential fix that may help even if the giver has since died.

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It’s Time To Secure Your Home Network

Not all that long ago, managing your home network’s security didn’t involve much more than installing an antivirus program on your PC. If only it were still so simple. 

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Should You Give Your Children An Equal Inheritance?

Your estate plan may be your last words to those you leave behind. If you’re a parent, you should think carefully about the message you’ll be sending.

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