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My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right?

My son Patrick and his band mates toured the Midwest recently. I followed their progress on Facebook as they drove from Connecticut to Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Need An Estate Plan

Grandparents raising their grandchildren is not a new trend but today the number of grandparents doing so is trending significantly upwards.

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Grandparents Raising Grandkids: 3 Things to Know

Oftentimes, grandparents become primary caregivers due to unforeseen circumstances. Here are three things those taking on this responsibility should consider.

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More grandparents raising grandchildren

Nationwide, 2.7 million grandparents are raising grandchildren, and about one-fifth of those have incomes that fall below the poverty line, according to census figures.

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Grandparents find challenges, rewards raising grandkids

The three sets of grandparents who turned out on a January evening while the region prepared for a blizzard were already experts in thawing out chilly conditions.

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Raising your grandchildren? Estate planning a must

By Linda T. Cammuso Today, more grandchildren are living with grandparents than ever before. According to data collected over the past 40 years, the number of children in the United States being raised by their grandparents has climbed steadily, more than doubling from 3 percent in 1970 to 7 percent in 2010. There are many […]

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