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Ask Kim: When Parents Need Help

This week’s question for Kim: “A year ago, my husband and I invited my mother to move in with us. She needs around-the-clock care and we can’t afford a nurse. I’m happy to help my mother, but I’ve had to cut back… Read more »

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Single Soccer Mom Asks Kim

Dear Kim,  I’m a single mother working two jobs, but I may have to pick up a third. I already feel like I’m failing my kids by missing so many school programs due to picking up shifts, but I’m doing my best… Read more »

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Economics 101 Emily Asks Kim

Dear Kim,  I want my children to be better prepared to handle their finances than I was as a young adult. I want to contact the school board and implore them to include an economics course. Could you supply some reasons advocating… Read more »

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Hesitant Hermione Ask Kim

Dear Kim, I’ve finally found the love of my life that I want to marry. I’m financially secure right now (thanks to the advice I’ve had from you in the past) and want to make sure I stay that way in the… Read more »

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Saving Woes Samantha Ask Kim

Dear Kim, It’s been a rough year for me with my investments.  I’ve used some of my savings for expensive home repairs and helped my son financially during a recent child custody challenge.  I’ve seen a 25% drop in my nest egg. … Read more »

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Pre-planning Patty Asks Kim

Dear Kim, I’m a single female in my mid-fifties.  While I’m in good health now, I know that may change as I continue to age.  What are some tips you have for how I can financially prepare for any health changes that… Read more »

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Perspectives

So What’s Your Plan for the Bear Market? David BoothExecutive Chairman and FounderJun 22, 2022 A lot of people are stressed out about a lot of things right now. Markets are down. Pricesare up for many of the things you need to… Read more »

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Traveling Tracy Asks Kim

Dear Kim,  How can I save up enough money to take a dream vacation? When I say dream vacation, I want to visit Greece and go on an excursion throughout the country. I am 40 now and my goal is to take… Read more »

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Budgeting Betty Asks Kim

Dear Kim,  Everyone is jumping on the budgeting and financial planning bandwagon and I wanted to ask you what is a realistic budget for a single woman? I always hear that you need to spend a percentage of your check on rent/house… Read more »

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Credit Card Carlee Asks Kim

Dear Kim, Financial planning was never one of my strong suits and now, it’s gotten me into a financial bind. I don’t have a lot of credit card debt but what I do have, I see is hurting me. I began paying… Read more »

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Helicopter Mom Asks Kim

Dear Kim, I have a 21 year old daughter who has lived with us through college but she is ready to spread her wings and move out. She is pursuing jobs in her field of study, which was photography, but is still… Read more »

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