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One of the two main types of life insurance can cost hundreds more a year, and two questions can tell you whether you need it

Tanza Loudenback •
Business Insider
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  The biggest difference between term and whole life insurance is the length of coverage. Whole life insurance policies have no expiration date and are more expensive than term life because they also have a cash value component.  Part of each monthly or annual premium goes to the insurance company, and part of it goes toward

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Adult kids’ expenses: Which should parents pay for?

Next Avenue •
Forbes
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Now that college graduation season is here, parents and their young adult kids are coming face-to-face with the key post-graduation financial question that will impact them for years: Who pays for what after the college degree? That’s really a bunch of questions all rolled into one: Is it reasonable to continue providing financial support to

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How parents’ financial planning influences adult children

Michael S. Fischer •
ThinkAdvisor
Do You Need me to Taste Test it, Mum?

Twenty-seven percent of Americans are concerned about their parents’ financial security in retirement, and they are twice as likely to lack confidence in their own retirement prospects as those who are unworried about their parents, TIAA reported this week. This finding was based on an online survey conducted by KRC Research in February among 1,003

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Six key tax tips for new parents

Catherine Donaldson-Evans •
Parents
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It goes without saying, but having a baby isn’t cheap — a fact that often blindsides new parents. “New parents don’t have a lot of extra money, and having a baby is a lot more expensive than they think it would be,” says Ellie Kay, a Parents advisor for the Mom Money Clinic and a

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