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Ask Amy: Your Relatives In A Recession

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Ask Amy: Your Relatives In A Recession

Ask Amy: Your Relatives In A Recession

Ask Amy: Your Relatives In A Recession

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Layoffs, foreclosures and dwindling savings accounts have affected many households. Few things split families the way money can, especially when one person has it, and the other doesn't.

Chicago Tribune columnist Amy Dickinson has some advice on where to draw the line with in-laws, siblings, parents and adult children who knock on your door looking for help. She's joined by clinical psychologist Nancy Molitor, who has additional strategies for families coping with recession-related challenges.