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How parents of LGBTQ children can show love and support at home.

MassMutual offers advice from the experts on raising an LGBT child

Certain unique financial challenges affect LGBTQ parents, but resources exist to ease the burden.

LGBTQ parent challenges

As we celebrate fathers this month, let's also appreciate that DNA does not necessarily make a dad.

Male role models

The breadwinning parent might have added home or career costs if the at-home parent passes away.  

Stay at home parent

Supporting a child on a single income takes resolve, creativity, and mutual support.

Single parent money challenges

From credits to write-offs, parents have opportunities to lower their tax liability.

6 tax breaks for parents

Sports parents, through acts of mutuality, make it possible for our kids to pursue their passion. 

Live Mutual hockey mom

The age you are when you have your first child may affect your finances in different ways. 

Younger moms vs. older moms: The financial implications

Spending on youth sports has spiraled. Here are tips on paring costs and focusing on fun. 

Financial advice for hockey moms (and all sports parents)

College-bound kids need to be wary of the pitfalls of unaffordable debt.

College loan repayment pitfalls

Is the money you are giving your adult child helping or preventing him or her from becoming self-sufficient? 

Parents supporting adult children

Savvy companies can become great places to work with parent-friendly policies.

Parent friendly workplaces

The financial considerations for stepparents may be more complex than the ones for biological parents.

Stepparent financial steps

Tips for determining how much coverage and what type of policy you need.

MassMutual can help.

Parents with a disabled child must advocate for government benefits and create a financial plan.

Special needs planning

College-bound teens have a lot on their plate. Help them take back control. 

Stress busters

Teach your teenager how to achieve a high credit score and sound credit history.

MassMutual is here to help.

Youth sports can be a major drain on household resources.

Cost of youth sports