Bridget Handke, a Birchwood Financial Advisor, was recently quoted in an article on Discover.com titled, "3 Life Events That Require Family Financial Planning."
On helping your child after college:
Bridget Handke, certified financial planner of Birchwood Financial Partners, a financial planning and investment management firm, encourages parents to keep in mind their own ability to save for retirement when helping support adult children. This can be an important part of family financial planning. Asking adult children to pay rent, do some regular chores and save for their own emergencies can help offset the additional financial assistance parents provide.