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The Biggest Retirement Blind Spot

You've spent years perfecting your portfolio's risk profile, allotting cash into securities and bonds and taking every other necessary step...

What to Do When Mom and Dad Need Money Help

One of the toughest days in many people's lives comes when they realize that their parents need financial help. Especially if your mom and dad were always there for you when you needed them, it's only natural to want to return the favor when they need you. Here's how you can help your folks -- and what you definitely shouldn't do.

Caring for Aging Parents Will Cost Boomers $3 Trillion

You would probably do anything for your mom and dad, but the cost of caring for them in their old age can be crippling. A new study shows that the nearly 10 million Americans who are providing care for their aging parents will lose an estimated $3 trillion to do so.

Help for the Sandwich Generation

After I finish writing this blog posting, I'm going to pick up my mom at the airport. She's coming back after five weeks of taking care of her...