Cameron Huddleston

Cameron Huddleston


Author, personal finance expert, award-winning journalist, @GOBankingRates columnist, mom of 3.

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Thank you @CleverGirlCGF  for recommending my book, Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk!

My daughters decided to give a spam caller a taste of her own medicine by asking if she’d listen to them perform the piece they were going to use for America’s Got Talent. Then they belted/screeched “Chandelier” and tooted the recorder. It was painful. #payback 

My 8yo son: The best things in life are free. The moon is free, stars are free ... love is free. #gratitude 

If your parents are struggling financially, these 12 tips can help them cut costs and save money. @getcarefull 

If you have some free time at 11:30 a.m. ET today, join @bobbirebell  and me live on Facebook for a recording of the @moneyfriendspod . See you there!

Probably won't be using this any time soon. Sigh.

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While listening to "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," my oldest daughter asked if it was sung by Spice Girls. I have failed as a parent.

I've been helping my mom with her finances since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's 12 years ago. Here's what I've learned (and the mistakes I've made). @TFDiet 

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A7: I have a downloadable financial inventory you can ask your parents to fill out. #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

Wondering how to start the money talk with your parents? Check out the tips I shared from my new book, Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk, on @CNBC 's @OnTheMoney . #MoneyTalks  #personalfinance 

A1: The more you know about your parents’ finances, the better prepared you’ll be for emergencies. #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

A8: Discuss whether downsizing to a smaller home would make financial sense for your parents. #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

A3: As scary as the conversation might seem, the consequences of not talking can be much worse! #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

A6: Don’t issue ultimatums like, “You have to do this or I won’t care for you when you’re older.” #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

A7: Find out where they bank and how they pay their bills – by check or autopay. #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

A8: Make sure your parents know how to protect themselves from scams. #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

Q2: After filing your tax return for 2016, how has this affected your plans for this tax year? #BTSTaxChat 

A9: Figure out your finances so you have a shot at being able to help your parents if needed. #WBChat  #MoneyTalks 

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