Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Banking on Mom and Dad

Forget the empty nest. According to a recent survey, 59% of parents are giving their adult children financial help, from housing (50%) to spending money (29%) to assisting with medical bills (28%). To bring boomerang kids into financial adulthood, the National Endowment for Financial Education suggests offering nonmonetary help, collecting rent to live at home, and charging interest on any loans you make them.

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