Stephanie Miles, Business Journalist


Stephanie Miles is a former business journalist for the online Wall Street Journal and CNET Networks, who focuses on consumer issues including finance and personal technology as well as consumer marketing and advertising. Stephanie's father died following a sudden stroke in 2005, so she is intimately familiar with the emotional and financial issues that are faced by adult children following the death or catastrophic illness of a parent.


Recently Published on Caring.com

7 Things to Look for When Choosing a Financial Planner for Your Parents — Dec 29, 2014
A smart and responsible financial planner is a critical team member who can help your parents plan and pay for their retirement. Helping them find that person is one of the...
What Is Long-Term Care Insurance? — Jun 03, 2013
Quick summary Long-term care insurance is intended to reduce out-of-pocket costs if someone winds up needing long-term care from a paid provider. Long-term...
Reverse Mortgage — Sep 21, 2012
At first glance, reverse mortgages -- loans that enable older homeowners to withdraw money from the principal they've paid off on their home -- seem like the perf...
How Medicare Works — May 08, 2009
Medicare is the government's contract to provide healthcare insurance coverage for Americans over the age of 65. But, as with all contracts, it's always smart to ...
How to Protect Older Family Members From Fraud — May 06, 2009
When it comes to scoping potential victims, experts say con artists tend to look for individuals who are home during the day to answer fraudulent telemarketing ca...
5 Most Important Financial Questions to Ask Your Parent — Apr 30, 2009
You won't know what kind of shape your parent's finances are in until you ask. Money is always a sticky topic, so come to the discussion prepared to cover the most importan...