Family Finance Top Stories

Grandparenting comes with a different set of financial goals and needs. Learn how to set—and keep—your family on the right financial track.

The Financial Challenges Facing Older Women

By Kerry Hannon, Next Avenue | Family Finance

They can be enormous and painful, especially for low-income women

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Social Security Is Shortchanging Widows and Widowers

By Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Next Avenue | Family Finance

An Inspector General's report finds underpayment of $132 million and counting

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How to Stop Your Grown Kids From Ruining Your Retirement

By Diane Harris, Next Avenue | Family Finance

What to do when it's time to close accounts at the Bank of Mom and Dad

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Why Adult Siblings Fight Over Money

By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue | Family Finance

Their parents' finances can lead to painful rifts.

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What Does Your Debt Cost You?

By Gary Foreman, | Family Finance

You know debt hurts your finances, but the annual costs may surprise you.

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The Latest Tax Scams You Need to Avoid

By Jodi Helmer, Next Avenue | Family Finance

Don't get conned by these crooks this tax season

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The Student Loan Crisis of Older Americans

By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue | Family Finance

People 60+ are the fastest growing segment of the student loan market

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How to Get the Customer Service You Deserve

By Harrine Freeman | Family Finance

Here's the pathway to a successful conclusion.

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How Couples Can Manage Money When Income Fluctuates

By Lucy Lazarony, Next Avenue | Family Finance

6 smart financial moves if one spouse goes self-employed

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10 Best Deals at Costco

By Kristen Sturt | Family Finance

Our 10 best deals won't just save you some cash; they'll pay for the price of membership.

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Compatibility Horoscope

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