The first thing to do if you want to have a baby, according to a financial planner

Anna Baluch •
Business Insider
The first thing to do if you want to have a baby, according to a financial planner

If you’d like to become a parent in the near future, there is one financial move you can’t afford not to make. According to Ryan Cole, certified financial planner and private wealth advisor in San Francisco, that move is buying life insurance. Generally, you need life insurance if someone else is depending on your income,

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What do adults see as their parents’ money mistakes?

Daniel B. Kline •
The Motley Fool

At a certain age, many children have to deal with the financial mistakes their parents make. That could mean having to help them out with money, or even having mom and/or dad move in with you. Some families actually plan for that to happen. In other cases, there are limited options given the high cost

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A step-by-step guide to help you get the dream home you always wanted

Sabado Domingo •
Len Penzo dot Com
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Maybe you’ve owned a home for years, or you’ve just left your parent’s home and are looking to get onto the property ladder. Either way, getting the deposit ready for purchasing your dream home is no easy task. For most people, buying a home is the largest purchase they will ever make in their lives,

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Six estate planning must-haves

Glenn Curtis •
Investopedia Stock Analysis
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Many people believe that having an estate plan simply means drafting a will or a trust. However, there is much more to include in your estate planning to make certain all of your assets are transferred seamlessly to your heirs upon your death. A successful estate plan also includes provisions allowing your family members to access or

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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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