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Money + Mental Health: Supporting Young Adult Children, With Limits, featuring Rand Spero, CFP

Season 3, Ep. 2

If you’re a parent, you’ve likely spent time thinking about your child’s future after age 18. Whether it’s going to college, finding a job, finding an apartment – taking that first step towards independence is ultimately tied to…money! Where that money should come from is a complicated issue, and it’s not the same issue it was 20 or 30 years ago. What does this mean for both parent and child mental health? Special guest Rand Spero, CFP, MBA, EdM joins our co-director Dr. Ellen Braaten to talk about the economic realities of young adulthood today, including strategies for families to embrace.

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Episode guest hosted by Ellen Braaten

Episode produced by Sara Rattigan

Music by Gene Beresin

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