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Work-Life Balance: Parental Benefits Where One Parent Counts for More

published about 16 hours ago
Work-Life Balance: Parental Benefits Where One Parent Counts for More
A policy requiring one parent to be designated as the “primary caregiver” can end up enforcing more traditional gender roles.

Your Money Adviser: Managing the Costs of Long-Term Care Insurance

published 1 day ago
As insurers seek to curb losses, many states have been approving large increases in premiums for older policies, but there are ways to cope.

Sketch Guy: One Thing You Can Do With Your Portfolio Right Now

published Mon, Aug 31 2015 10:41 GMT
Sketch Guy: One Thing You Can Do With Your Portfolio Right Now
Before reacting to volatile markets, write down a financial plan to make sure your investment goals are aligned.

The Haggler: Rousting the Book Pirates From Google

published Sat, Aug 29 2015 11:51 GMT
The Haggler: Rousting the Book Pirates From Google
A writer finds her e-book in Google Play with a different author’s name on the cover, revealing Google’s slow response to complaints of pirated works.

Wealth Matters: For Parents With Troubled Adult Children, Financial Hurdles Abound

published Fri, Aug 28 2015 10:23 GMT
Wealth Matters: For Parents With Troubled Adult Children, Financial Hurdles Abound
Special-purpose trusts can be used to provide children a semblance of the life they might have enjoyed without mental illness or addiction, but these trusts can be complicated to establish.