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Carrick on money: Helicopter parents, meet boomerang kids

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Helicopter parents, meet boomerang kids

Here are three views on parents, their young adult kids and money. The first offers some talking points for an inter-generational chat about money.

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The second talks about the financial sacrifices that parents are making to help their kids afford the cost of college or university.

And the third suggests parents don't always know what they're talking about when they advise their kids about money.

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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998.Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More

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