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My daughter was a TV star and saved $1 million. If she buys a home and moves in with her boyfriend, will he have a claim?

‘If he contributed to any part of the mortgage payments, could he claim he contributed to the (increased) value of the property, asking for money if/when it is sold?’

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‘There is haunting silence’: This is life in Italy, one year after national lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19

‘The presence of increased police patrols in a crowded square in Como on a recent Saturday evening is further evidence of a developing social malaise that needs to be kept in check.’

12:31 a.m. Today
‘Would you consider working for me?’ Clubhouse, the invite-only social network, is a hotbed for job interviews

'One of the massive benefits of Clubhouse is you can actually hear the real person --- not a CV,' said one recruiter.

12:11 a.m. Today
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My wife spent $50K on cosmetic procedures. It horrifies me to see so much money being blown on something so frivolous’

‘She has paid for all this with her income, and she is frugal in other ways.’

12:04 a.m. Today
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I married ‘the life of the party’ — but he’s different at home. He takes his money woes out on me and calls me a ‘gold digger’

‘He was a generous man and financially stable, or so I thought.’

10:36 p.m. March 7, 2021
Millions of Americans who were unemployed last year face another shock: A 2020 tax bill they can’t afford

A new bill wants to block federal income taxes on the first $10,200 a person received in unemployment benefits last year.

10:18 p.m. March 7, 2021
‘They can’t coerce the states into doing anything:’ Biden does NOT have the power to enforce in-person learning at K-8 schools — here’s why

The federal government can provide money to re-open schools, but it's states and districts who ultimately decide whether to reopen.

2:40 p.m. March 7, 2021
DeVos appointee who oversaw America’s student loans resigns — Biden education secretary pledges to ease student-debt burden

Mark Brown's resignation came after calls for new leadership from Senator Elizabeth Warren and borrower advocates.

2:38 p.m. March 7, 2021
‘It feels predatory’: 6 million people are not eligible for a COVID-19 pause on student-debt payments — even if they work in public service

One student-loan borrower is slated to pay off her debt when she’s 87, despite a career in public service.

2:38 p.m. March 7, 2021
Student loan servicer Navient illegally deceived borrowers, judge finds

Borrowers and their parents and grandparents were among those who suffered when Navient violated a state consumer protection law, the court ruled.

2:35 p.m. March 7, 2021
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