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Jean Chatski, AARP Financial Ambassador

Jean Chatzky, AARP’s financial ambassador, is an award-winning personal finance journalist and the financial editor for NBC’s TODAY Show. Jean is a best-selling author who believes knowing how to manage our money is one of the most important life skills for people at every age and has made it her mission to help simplify money matters, increasing financial literacy both now and in the future. 

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How to Manage Your Money When Adult Kids Move Home

First, figure out finances to make for a happy multigenerational household

Tapping Strangers for a Loan

Peer-to-peer lenders help borrowers reduce payments

Make Your Money Last a Lifetime

Act now to ward off later-in-life financial woes


Take Charge of Your Money at 60+

You may be retired, or thinking about it. Ensure you'll have the funds you need now and in the future

Should You Give Your Kids a Mortgage?

The pros — and cons — of lending money to your children

Take Charge of Your Money at 50+

Your savings. Your salary. Your spending. Your investments. AARP financial ambassador Jean Chatzky puts it all in perspective

Saving Money

How to Fund Your New Start

Going back to school or starting a business? It matters where you get the money

Great At-Home Jobs

Technology makes it super easy to earn money without leaving the house

How to Leave an Inheritance to Your Kids

5 simple steps can prevent a lot of bickering or hurt feelings

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