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My wife and I have a $5 million estate — and no children. She has four nieces and I have one. Should we split our estate 5 ways?

"An even distribution among all five nieces would constitute an 80/20 split between the different sides of our family."

7:11 p.m. Today
‘I’ve sacrificed my career’: My husband and I may divorce soon, but he will inherit $1 million. How do I make sure I get half?

‘He plays golf. I stay home. He gets a promotion. I take our child to birthday parties and after-school activities.’ 

7:07 p.m. Today
This honey-flavored gin makes the perfect Bee’s Knees cocktail

Some of you may be familiar with the expression, “You’re the bee’s knees.” But what about the Bee’s Knees cocktail?

6:13 p.m. Today
Keep your finances on track for the rest of the year with this 6-step fall money clean-up

A 'money cleanse' offers a chance to carefully go over your spending and financial habits so you can make any necessary changes to end the year strong.

4:17 p.m. Today
‘I just don’t have a clue where to start’: Where should I invest my $50,000 life savings right now?

'What is a good type of account to start with? Where can I get a 5% or 6% interest rate?'

3:52 p.m. Today
Household income rose in just 5 states last year. Is your state one of them?

It's a challenging time for many workers, who are coping with rising prices and high interest rates.

3:36 p.m. Today
I’m 64, disabled, had a horrible divorce, and only earn $28,000. What can I do to avoid financial ruin?

'I have limited mobility and can’t sit up or stand for a long period.'

2:59 p.m. Today
Want to dine like David Brooks? You can now have his $78 airport meal for a mere $17.78.

The New Jersey restaurant operator is now offering the 'D Brooks Special' at its Trenton location. Yes, the booze is included.

12:28 p.m. Today
Buying a starter home is 60% more expensive than renting in most major cities, report shows

The median price of an existing home hit $407,100 in August.

11:31 a.m. Today
The price gap between renting and buying has hit the widest point since 2000, new analysis shows

Priced out of buying a house? Renting may be smarter than buying for now, according to new data from the real-estate technology platform Cadre.

11:22 a.m. Today
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