Finances

Estate planning Q&A

Questions (and answers) about estate planning

Who needs to do estate planning? How long does it take? What else do I need to know? We turned to Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, an estate planning attorney in Chicago to answer all of our burning end-of-life-planning questions.

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states with the most stay at home moms

Cities with the most (and fewest) stay-at-home parents

Although stay-at-home parenting is on the rise nationally, the proportion of households with a stay-at-home parent varies significantly by location.

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is blooom worth it

Reviews: Can Blooom help you better manage your 401(k)?

Blooom is a robo advisor that specifically focuses on 401(k) portfolio management. A CFP weighs in on its pros and cons.

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Why having an end-of-life plan in your 30s makes sense

Having an end-of-life plan provides a way for you to protect your wealth, create a legacy, and to make sure there’s a back-up plan for the people you love.

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Questions to ask your parents before they die

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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pros and cons of roboadvisor

A CFPs take on Robo Advisors – do they live up to the hype?

Fully automated online investment platforms are springing up quickly, appealing mainly to new and younger investors. Understand the pros and cons.

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The 2018 financial checklist for new parents

Discover essential financial moves that new parents should check off when welcoming a new baby.

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Is a revocable or irrevocable trust right for you?

Revocable vs. irrevocable trust: which is right for you?

Thinking about setting up a trust for your family? Learn the differences between revocable and irrevocable trusts and which may be the right fit for you.

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Reviews: Should you add the Acorns app to your phone?

Acorns works on the “set it and forget it” principle. You spend, and money is automatically transferred to your account. By automating the investment process, Acorns makes investing simple.

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must read personal finance books

The 5 personal finance books everyone should read

Whether you’re a financial novice, someone paying down debt, or a young parent trying to better your family’s money situation, these books can help set you up for financial success.

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