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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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How To Help Your Parents Navigate Health Care In Retirement

Many adults find themselves helping their aging parents sign up for Medicare, a complex process with many steps and considerations. There are penalties for delaying enrollment, and not everyone understands their options. 

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How To Talk Money With Your Parents This Holiday

Holiday gatherings may present an opportunity to talk to your parents about important money issues, such as estate planning or long-term care.

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The Toughest Lessons Of Motherhood

As a young mom, I assumed everyone was kidding when they said, “Wait till your kids get older. It only gets harder.” But if I allowed myself to think about it, I panicked.

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What Are the Most Shocking Things about Adult Sons?

Wait. I’ve been a Mom almost 30 years? How did that happen? One moment my boys are sipping juice boxes. The next they’re playing Beer Pong in the basement.

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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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