There are many different kinds of families, but they all have one thing in common–creating a financial plan gets a little more complicated when you are planning for more than one.
The demands of a family can make it tough to set priorities and to stay on track with your financial goals. Use our resources to help make these decisions.
- How to raise money-smart kids
Give your children the tools they can use to become more financially savvy by introducing them to key concepts such as saving, spending and credit.
- Getting married? Discuss these 7 financial topics with your partner.
Communication is the first step to financial harmony. See 7 money issues to talk about now.
- Helping boomerang kids: Be aware of your financial risks
Have your adult children moved back home? Consider ways to help them without jeopardizing your own financial security.
- Help your aging parents without hurting your financial health
When caring for parents, don't forget to consider your financial well-being, too.
- Life changes—so should your beneficiaries
When you pass away, who will inherit your retirement savings? If your beneficiary designations aren't up to date, it might not be who you want.
- Have this money talk with your teen today
Use these tips to help your child make smarter financial choices.
- Are you (financially) compatible? When couples disagree about money
Financial journalist Jean Chatzky offers tips for finding the common ground you need to work toward the same money goals.
- Managing baby expenses and your retirement goals
Juggling the added costs of a growing family with your long-term financial goals can be a challenge. Use these tips to help you stay on track.
- Sandwiched: What to do when everyone depends on you
If you're taking care of children as well as aging parents, you're likely feeling the pinch. Here's a perspective that could help you look after those you love and still keep retirement goals on track.
- Empty nest, fuller wallet?
Where you might put that extra money when the kids move out.
- Retirement planning for men vs. women
When it comes to retirement planning, both men and women have big responsibilities — and big differences.
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