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Two hackers charged with hacking a Missouri tech firm’s cloud-computing account — and racking up $760K in server charges
Mining crypto requires large amounts of computing power to drive the complicated algorithms used to generate the currency. Read More
Biden’s plan for free and easy at-home COVID-19 tests may not be as simple as it sounds
‘Like everything we do in health care in America, we make it complicated,’ one expert said. Read More
Losing her father on 9/11 led this woman to help people manage their money and gain financial security
As a teenager, Chloe Wohlforth was aware of a financial adviser’s valuable role in arranging her family’s finances. Read More
Weekend reads: Santa Claus may come early for stock investors
Also, DocuSign’s bad sign, a Tesla controversy and a bitcoin bank. Read More
‘It’s a penalty for being poor’: Capital One slashed overdraft fees. Why haven’t other banks?
In 2019, banks charged U.S. customers $15.47 billion in overdraft and insufficient funds fees, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read More
Elon Musk officially ‘owns no home’
Elon Musk has fulfilled his pledge made last year to “own no home.” Read More
I’ve lived in my home for 30 years, but my ex-husband is forcing me to sell it. Do I have squatter’s rights?
‘I have remodeled and maintained this property on my own, and all of the insurance claims paid out went to him because he was the one in the mortgage.’ Read More
Thinking of a Tesla? Here are answers to some questions about the popular Model 3
The Model 3 is the best-selling Tesla and the Tesla for the masses—as long as the masses can afford over $40,000. Here’s what to know if you’re considering one. Read More
‘I sold my lease and am getting a check back for about $3,000.’ How to tap all the equity in your leased car
Your leased car is probably worth a lot more now. If you’re near the end of your lease, here are some ways you might be able to get that cash. Read More
My father desperately begged me, ‘Son, get a lawyer. That woman is going to take away your inheritance!’ My stepmother kept $1 million after he died
‘I would eventually learn that Dad was right.’ Read More