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4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is โ€” and guess what else? It's very convoluted.

4 Ways to Help Your Adult Kids and Still Save for Retirement

You want to take care of your kids. But you also need to take care of your own financial future.

What to Do If You're Retiring With Debt

Debt's a burden at any age. For retirees on fixed or reduced income, it can feel especially heavy.

Are You Ruining Your Retirement by Spoiling Your Kids?

You'd do anything for your kids โ€” but you shouldn't derail your retirement to loan them money.

Are Your Emotions Costing You Money? Take This Quiz

Pity, joy, fear, stress, excitement โ€” emotions are part of life. But if they're dictating how and when you spend your money, you have a problem.

Is It Ever Okay to Cosign a Loan?

Conventional wisdom says cosigning a loan is a major money no-no. But are there exceptions?