parents

The 5 steps of snow day acceptance

Jan 30, 2014
Commentator Beth Teitell feels for parents stuck at home on snow days
Posted In: snow, parents

How to talk about money with aging parents

Aug 16, 2013
Sorting out your financial relationship with your parents can be more crucial than you think.
Posted In: aging, elderly, parents

Father knows best

Jul 20, 2012
Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
Posted In: Savings, dad, parents, advice

The move to assisted living: Navigating the fine line between money and emotions

Jul 13, 2012
Learn about the challenges families face when trying to place a parent into an assisted-living facility.
Posted In: parents, seniors, Assisted living, spending

To my dissatisfied daughter

Jul 13, 2012
A frustrated mother sends her teenager daughter a letter, explaining how she and her father are still trying to provide for the family while they are both unemployed.
Posted In: Unemployment, parents, kids, Jobs

My mom, the comeback kid

May 10, 2012
Jen Miller's face -- and her money habits -- mirror her mother's.
Posted In: Personal Finance, parents, mom, mother's day

Job seekers and helicopter parents

Mar 9, 2012
An expert in advising college graduates on job searches feels the pain of parents trying to help their 20-something kids find a job.
Posted In: helicopter parents, lesley mitler, Jobs, job interview, parents

Getting Personal: Money and your parents

Nov 24, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell answer listeners' personal finance questions.
Posted In: parents, Personal Finance, Retirement