The Motley Fool
In tough times, people of all ages are struggling to make the most of their money. All week long, we've been looking at the distinct challenges that people in various age groups face and how they can overcome them to achieve financial security.
After having given tips for retirees and near-retirees earlier in the week, today we're turning to the particular issues that most affect people in their 40s and early 50s. As you'll see, the balancing act that middle-agers have to manage requires a different set of financial skills than what you'll use later in your career.