Is your child at risk of catching ‘affluenza’?

Timothy Barrett •
Kiplinger
My daughter said she feels sick so she doesn’t want to go to school today

Without exception, the primary concern for my clients with young children is to manage their inheritance so the children still strive for achievement rather than dwell in entitlement. My first question is just what they are doing now to instill those values. I’m often met with a blank stare at first. It’s simply not a

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Managing Finances For A Loved One With Dementia

Chris Farrell •
Forbes

Credit: Shutterstock A classic early warning sign of cognitive decline and possibly dementia is losing the ability to manage your personal finances. And that can lead to a host of challenges if you are the daughter, son, wife, husband or partner of a loved one in this situation. As Mona Rawlings, of Mendota Heights, Minn.,

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Liz Weston: How to help your parents protect their money

LIZ WESTON •
The Associated Press
Liz Weston: Retirement advice from retired financial experts

Our financial decision-making abilities peak in our 50s and can decline pretty rapidly after age 70, researchers tell us. That’s how otherwise smart older people fall for sweepstakes frauds, Nigerian investment schemes and the grandparent scam, where con artists pretend to be grandchildren in a financial jam. But few people want to hear that they’re

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