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Carrick on money: Helicopter parents, meet boomerang kids

Mother and sons paying bills.

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The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

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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