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I’m engaged to a ‘money monster’ who racks up parking tickets and credit-card debt
‘We have separate finances because I don’t trust her to act prudently financially.’
Advocates say the fastest way to help immigrants separated from their children: Post their bail
Freedom comes at an increasingly high cost for detained immigrants.
My sister told our mother to change her will, then forced her to sign over power of attorney
‘I found out today that the oldest daughter had my mother sign a will giving her more money.’
50 secrets to living a long, happy life: work from home, get a pet and go outside
People 55 and up shared what they’ve learned about living well in a new survey
Can anything be done to prevent gun violence at work?
All workplaces can take steps to help prevent tragedy, experts say.
Visiting Disneyland’s Star Wars attractions? Save yourself $200 by reading the fine print
Certain experiences at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge come with strict policies for latecomers and no-shows.
Bill Gates reveals his greatest mistake — and says it cost him billions of dollars
‘If we had gotten that one right, we would be the leading company. But oh, well,’ the Microsoft co-founder said.
Financial literacy skills have taken a nose dive since the Great Recession
Younger people had the sharpest drop in their ability to answer four of five financial literacy questions correctly.
One big mistake you’re likely making when you brew coffee — and the easy $15 solution
You can have coffee-shop quality coffee at home — if you know how to do it.
Parents of YouTube child stars say safety protections would hurt kids’ earning power
As YouTube weighs a massive restructure to protect children, creators worry about revenue.
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Kyle Bass says Wall Street investors should ignore G-20 and brace for a fresh round of Trump tariffs
Famed hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass tells investors to ignore G-20 hopes and focus prepare for the worst.
In echo of 2016, Bernie Sanders refuses to commit to conceding early if he won’t be the nominee
The Vermont senator on Wednesday provided a flashback to the 2016 White House race.
Universal basic income proponent Andrew Yang says debate offers him ‘nothing but upside’
Just ahead of the first Democratic presidential debate, the long-shot candidate said he’s in a “fantastic position.”
America’s housing market is competitive, unequal, and often just getting by. Just like us.
An annual report shows an uncomfortable situation: Not enough resources are going to help the least well-off obtain housing, helping exacerbate inequality in the housing market along both racial and socioeconomic lines.
G-20 preview: Facing faltering economies, Trump and Xi likely to agree to a cease-fire of trade war
President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will likely agree to a cease-fire in their ongoing trade war when they meet on Saturday, analysts said.
Trump says this is his ‘Plan B’ if China-U.S. trade talks collapse
President Trump says the alternative to a trade pact with China is simple: collect tariffs and do less business with the second-largest economy.