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Getting paid to take care of mom and dad

Mar 19, 2011
There are millions of caregivers in this country who look after an older family member - and a growing number of them is getting paid to do the job. Elder law attorneys have been drawing up more contracts that deal with how to care for mom or dad, and get compensated.
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How to talk to your parents about money

Mar 19, 2011
Talking about money can often feel like you're walking into a minefield, but it's important to talk to your aging parents about money. Tess Vigeland picks up some times on how to broach the touchy subject.
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Confidence about retirement security low

Mar 18, 2011
Americans are more pessimistic than ever about their prospects for a comfortable retirement, according to a new survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer explains why.
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Future retirees beware: Biased investment advice

Mar 11, 2011
Tess Vigeland talks to Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary about what people should be aware of when they receive advice on their 401(k) plans.
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Helping seniors downsize their belongings

Mar 10, 2011
After decades of living, you end up with a lot of stuff. "Senior movers" help confront the mess when seniors decide to downsize and move to a smaller home or a senior living community.
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What is my "number"?

Mar 7, 2011
Question: Please - some guidance on how to 'run the numbers' to determine whether or not I can afford to retire. What figures need to be considered...
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Pensions or 401(k)s: Which is better?

Mar 4, 2011
Are you one of the few that still have a pension? Lucky you! More and more companies are ending pensions are opting for 401(k)-style plans and that isn't the greatest news for many.
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Democrats flee Wisconsin to avoid union vote

Feb 18, 2011
Republicans in Wisconsin plan to cut collective bargaining powers for unions. But Democratic legislators have cleared out of the state to stop the vote.
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The "real" mistake with early retirement

Feb 11, 2011
We get many emails from people pouring money into their mortgage and savings as much as they can. Their goal is to retire early. It's financial...
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A troublesome brew: IRAs, speculators and real estate

Feb 9, 2011
Did you know that you can buy a house with an IRA? You can if it's a so-called self-directed IRA. Equity Trust, an Ohio-based custodian of self...
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