The kicker is, the couple had been supporting their adult kids all along, paying some of their college tuition, ponying up living expenses and even putting gas in one child’s car. These “kids,” as they called them, were also 28, 26 and 21 years old!
For Ted and Linda, getting their kids through college was a goal they felt strongly about. To help them avoid debt, however, they sacrificed their own financial security.
This has become the new norm, said certified financial planner Joseph Carbone Jr., a wealth advisor at Focus Planning Group. “I am not sure when the mentality of paren…
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