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If You Can Wait Until Your Child Is Age 27 to Let Them Have Money, Do It

Don McNay | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Few 18-year-olds are prepared to handle a large lump sum of money. Laws prevent people from buying alcohol until age 21. It is assumed that people who can't legally buy a beer can somehow be responsible for handling thousands and sometimes millions of dollars.

Conservatorships: Beware!

Carole Herman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Carole Herman

Guardians and the courts are supposed to do what is best for the conservatee and what the conservatee wishes. However, in too many cases, this is not what transpires.

Please Don't Disturb Me With Facts. I'm Hating.

Nicola Kraus | Posted 07.23.2012 | Celebrity
Nicola Kraus

If Britney Spears' much-dissected foray back into public light proved anything it's this: the American public is not a huge fan of context.

Finally, a Bridge to Somewhere

Lawrence Baxter, Bill Brown and James Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence Baxter, Bill Brown and James Cox

Behind Obama's declaration that the federal government will carefully monitor lending and bank management is the notion of conservatorship, not nationalization.