Grown Children With Debts

It can be hard for parents to see their children grow up and move out of the house, but what happens when an adult child builds up a lot of debt? Do his or her parents become responsible for paying those bills? Carmen Wong Ulrich explains how much of the financial burden a parent shoulders for a grown child's debt.




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Watch Carmen Wong Ulrich's 'On The Money' Saturdays at 8PM ET on CNBC! Find more information on coping with the economy with our Bail Yourself Out resources.

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