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Things to consider when helping a child buy a home

That trend is prompting many parents to step in, some opening their wallets, others welcoming their adult children to live with them again temporarily while they save money or pay down debt.

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Elder care: Nursing home bill now $91K

Most people don’t realize how expensive this care can be until a parent or family member needs it. And then it’s a real shock.

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Financial apps keep spending in check

A smartphone or tablet can help you see where your dollars are going, as a first step toward making a change.

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High nursing home bills squeeze insurers

Life insurance firms pitched long-term care policies as the prudent way for Americans to shoulder the cost of staying in nursing homes.

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Financial Literacy Quiz: Test your money IQ

Even the most financially savvy individuals encounter and sometimes let personal finance myths influence how they manage their money. Some of these misconceptions are rooted in faulty information right from the start.

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What to expect from your bond mutual fund

When stock markets tumbled around the world recently, bond funds remained solid once again.

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