This special report focuses on the many distinct issues that families face with their personal finances.
While many boomers expect inheritances, others find themselves providing financial assistance to parents in their senior years
When she became engaged four years ago, Dina Arellano made one thing clear: her widowed mother, who was financially dependent on her, was going to be part of the package.
Grandparents caring for grand kids is a growing trend, and some struggle to make ends meet
At a time of life when most people are planning their retirement, Paul and Darlene Pellman are raising a family. Again.
Passing the buck may be a completely inappropriate tactic when it comes to the blame game, but when it comes to your money, passing the buck to your kids is something you're sure to do one day.
The problems of love and money are so entwined, the Credit Counselling Service has produced a booklet called Couples & Money to help people learn how to manage their finances before they end up needing counsellors' services.
Many parents are trying to pass them down to make their children better investors
Stanley Tepner knows only too well the difficulties of trying to educate a teenager about smart investing when the Top 40 music hits have a lot more appeal than the S&P/TSX 60.
by Ann Kerr
If there's one mistake many grandparents make when they contribute financially to raising their grandchildren, it's being too generous, say financial experts.
by Laura Ramsay
As the RRSP deadline approaches, many Canadians will scrape together what they can from the dregs of their post-Christmas finances to make a contribution.
Many may not realize the complications their legal state of limbo can create
Ms. Casey says she recently searched government Web sites looking for answers to her questions about the legal status of common-law couples and "couldn't find anything."
Many couples are reluctant to take advantage, despite plan's benefits
During her marriage, she was a firm believer in spousal RRSPs. Although she and her husband separated two years ago, she still is.
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