Amy Fontinelle is a personal finance writer focusing on budgeting, credit cards, mortgages, real estate, investing, and other topics.
These communities can offer numerous amenities, but may have limits as you age.
Emotional and financial demands change from pets to children to parents.
Couples planning a wedding around a winter holiday must navigate carefully.
Parents, children, and grandchildren can make a business work, with the right skills.
The marital status of parents can affect the aid available to a student.
Is it better to be a great student at a lesser school, or a lesser student at a great school?
Who they are and their financial needs are varied in today's modern family.
Sharing your wishes before your death may ensure minimal strife for your heirs.
Acceptance rates at top schools are in single digits. Can an admissions counselor help?
How to help your college freshman avoid money mistakes.
A 401(k) loan can be a ready source of funds in an emergency, but there are risks involved.
Crowdfunding is one way to raise money in an emergency, but it's no substitute for insurance.
Your parents, children or spouse may be responsible for what's left behind.
Renting or owning a home in retirement: breaking down the financial pros and cons.
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