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COVID Makes It Tough For Grandparents To See Family

It had been more than 10 months since we’d seen our younger son Andrew and his family in person, an unusually long time for us. So why did pondering whether to visit now seem like such a life or death decision?

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Tax refund advances for the cash-strapped

By Hope Yen WASHINGTON — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators about whether consumers are fully informed about the fees. Regulators are looking to increase oversight of preparers amid […]

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Think outside the box when it comes to parent care

By Angela Rocheleau Families plan for vacations and life events, but somehow they postpone the most important plan, care for an elderly loved one during the summer months. There are two phrases we use in our advice to these families: Think outside the box and also substitute guilt feelings with eyes and ears. Here are […]

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