Mother's Day Money Tip
Dolores Kong

Want to do something positive for your Mom's
financial future? Since women live longer, earn less
and tend to let men in their lives handle the money,
a personal finance-related Mother's Day gift could
show you care. But since money can be a difficult
thing to talk to parents about, you'll want to pick
the right gift and present it in the right context.
Perhaps one of the many personal finance books aimed
at women, or a gift subscription to a personal
finance magazine might be appropriate. At you can find 99 books under the key
words "women and money and personal finance." Or
perhaps your Mom might welcome an offer to pay for a
financial planning consultation. You can call the
Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts'
toll-free referral line at 866-804-0484 for a nearby