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Jean Chatski, AARP Financial Ambassador

Jean Chatzky, AARP's financial ambassador, is the financial editor for NBC's TODAY show and host of the podcast, HerMoney with Jean Chatzky, on iTunes. Jean is an award-winning personal finance journalist and 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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Digital Wallets are Here to Stay

Can you trust the technology behind apps like Venmo and Zelle?

The Economic Pitfalls of Caregiving

Be considerate but smart in protecting your own money

Should You Have Disability Insurance?

Why planning for the worst might be the right financial call


Take Charge of Your Money at 50, 60 and 70

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

Teach Your Children Well

Money lessons for the grandkids

Saving Money

How to Fund Your New Start

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

Read This Before You Co-Sign

If you've gotta do it, here's how to lower your risk

Facebook and Your Credit Card Balance

Heavy use of social media goes hand-in-hand with impulse spending

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