Finances

How to talk end-of-life wishes with your parents

Having a thoughtful end-of-life discussion with your parents is an opportunity to reach a new level of caring and understanding.

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How to budget for a child with special needs

An autism coach and an estate attorney explain ways parents can budget for the cost of care for children with special needs, and considerations when children become adults.

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How to raise financially savvy children

Father-and-daughter personal financial authors Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze, as well as Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai, explain how parents can teach their children about money — and what lessons are most important for kids to learn.

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Should you and your partner combine finances?

Four women in relationships explain how they handle their finances with their partners and whether they use separate or joint bank accounts.

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How to help safeguard your student loan cosigners

If someone cosigned your student loans, they face significant risk that doesn’t stop until the loan is paid off. Thankfully, there are ways to mitigate that risk.

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Morehouse College Class of 2019

What 3 Morehouse College graduates plan to do now that they’re free of student debt

Morehouse alumnus Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off all student loans held by the entire 2019 class. Here’s what three grads plan to do next.

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What is the yield curve and what does it mean?

What is the yield curve and what does it mean?

The yield curve shows the difference in yields between shorter-term debt compared to longer-term debt of similar quality. Here’s why it matters.

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7 things small-business owners can do for a better succession plan

A small business can fail if an owner doesn’t have a succession plan. Do these 7 things in place to prepare your small business for the future.

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How to turn your side hustle into a full-time job

Know when you have a good idea, get ready to spend a lot of time on your business and see how big your side hustle can grow. Here are 4 key questions to ask yourself.

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Top 5 questions to ask when buying a home

Purchasing real estate – whether you’re a first-time home buyer, a seasoned regular or an investor – is a big deal. Ask these key questions.

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