7:19 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
‘My sisters and I disagree on most things, but never could I have imagined how our relationship would end’ My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?
6:57 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
When my parents died, my sisters and I split their estate. I chose a painting that may be worth $50,000. Should I tell them? ‘The process of dividing their estate was done equitably, and without stress or rancor. Until now’‘The process of dividing their estate was done equitably, and without stress or rancor. Until now.’
1:02 a.m. Nov. 18, 2020
- By Lauren Schwahn
How to pick the right side gig Millions of Americans are turning to the gig economy to make moneyBefore you rush into a side gig, scrutinize the risks, the pay and other important details. Here’s how.
6:08 a.m. Nov. 13, 2020
- By Annie Millerbernd
How to create a home office on a budget Here are tips for managing the costs, plus financing options for more extensive projectsIf you’re ready to start building your home office, here are tips for managing the costs, plus financing options for bigger projects.
5:34 a.m. Oct. 14, 2020
- By Liz Weston
Is it valuable or is it junk? How to get rid of old stuff Your kids don’t want your treasures—here’s what to do with it allIt’s hard enough to realize your adult kids don’t want your stuff. The next challenge is figuring out what to do with it all.
6:08 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020
- By Erica Loberg
‘A criminal sociopath:’ Judge-appointed conservator drained my mom’s estate and kept us from her The exploitation is all too common. How to prevent it from happening to your familyA daughter’s experience with a conservatorship gone wrong—and how to prevent it from happening to your family.
9:28 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020
- By Ed Yardeni
Why the U.S. economy will soon recover and get back to the good old days of 2019 Ed Yardeni: ‘Almost everyone in the U.S. last year was doing better than ever’ Ed Yardeni: ‘Almost everyone in the U.S. last year was doing better than ever.’
7:13 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020
- By Jonathan Clements
10 money lessons I wish I’d heard — or listened to — when I was younger Buying a house shouldn’t be your top goal — retirement should beBuying a house shouldn’t be your top goal — retirement should be
4:49 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020
- By Tomi Kilgore
Rent-A-Center's stock surges after profit update that was well above expectationsShares of Rent-A-Center Inc. shot up 5.8% in premarket trading Monday, after the furniture, appliances and consumer electronics rental company provided a third-quarter financial update that was well above expectations. The company said it expects adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents to $1.05, above the FactSet consensus of 61 cents. Revenue for the quarter is expected to be $695 million to $715 million, above the FactSet consensus of $687 million. "Lease portfolio performance and customer payment activity have remained strong in both businesses even without additional government stimulus," said Chief Executive Mitch Fadel. He said some uncertainty remains related to the COVID-19 pandemic, it currently sees same-store sales for its Rent-A-Center Business of up 10% to 12%. The stock has slipped 1.7% year to date through Friday, while the S&P 500 has gained 2.8%.
1:02 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020
- By Amrita Jayakumar
Moving? What you should know about doing it in a pandemic It’s going to take more planning and more moneyBe prepared for extra expenses, and try these tips to make moving day safer.
11:16 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020
- By CD Moriarty
There is more to picking a place to retire than low taxes — avoid these 5 expensive mistakes It starts with the hidden cost of moving. And then doing it more than once.It starts with the hidden cost of moving. And then moving more than once.
12:59 a.m. Aug. 13, 2020
- By Richard Eisenberg
‘I just wished at one point there could be a fire,’—Some insight into the emotional turmoil of downsizing The author of ‘Downsizing: Confronting Our Possessions in Later Life,’ has some advice, and why it’s worth doingWhen asked how to get rid of stuff, those who have done it say: ‘Don’t wait. Start early. Do it while you still can.’
7:26 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020
- By Kimberly Blanton
More cuts to 401(k) matches are coming Suspending matching contributions has become somewhat of a recession traditionSuspending matching contributions has become somewhat of a recession tradition
9:38 a.m. July 13, 2020
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
‘We’re saving every penny we can’: What life will look like for this 66-year-old man when his extra $600 unemployment ends The extra $600 week provided under the CARES Act has been ‘a godsend’ to Ray Maslyk, who has been out of work for almost two monthsThe extra $600 week provided under the CARES Act has been ‘a godsend’ to Ray Maslyk, who has been out of work for almost two months.
12:58 a.m. July 8, 2020
- By Ilene Raymond Rush
No, your kids don’t want your old stuff, but there actually are people who do Selling 30 years-worth of couches, chairs, rugs, records and office equipment is very satisfyingTo have strangers enter your house and rave about pieces you hardly noticed is surprisingly satisfying.
9:27 a.m. July 1, 2020
- By Sheryl Jean
Worried about going back to the gym? Here’s a guide to staying fit at home Plus, the ‘sweet spot’ for the right amount of exercise for your immune systemYou don’t need a gym, expensive equipment, special clothing or a large space to do many activities at home.
8:33 a.m. June 24, 2020
- By Steph Wagner
Failing to secure your financial future and 4 other common mistakes women make during divorce How to achieve a better resolutionHow to achieve a better resolution
12:29 p.m. June 16, 2020
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
The extra $600 Americans receive in weekly unemployment benefits ends in July — how that could cost the U.S. more jobs For every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, there’s a multiplier effect leading to a 1.64 increase in GDP, research showsFor every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, there’s a multiplier effect leading to a 1.64 increase in GDP, research shows.
11:09 a.m. June 16, 2020
- By Michael Brush
Robinhood traders could learn from this growth-stock investor who’s beaten indexes by a wide margin for years Don’t let beginner’s luck fool you into making a painful mistake. John Malooly of Wasatch Ultra Growth explains how to pick winners and prevent your portfolio from blowing upDon’t let beginner’s luck fool you into making a painful mistake. John Malooly of Wasatch Ultra Growth explains how to pick winners and prevent your portfolio from blowing up.
2:45 a.m. June 15, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Azek IPO: 5 things to know about the maker of decking, patio and other outdoor products Azek is loss-making and highly leveraged, with $1.2 billion of debt, as it seeks to go public during a pandemicAzek Co shares soared more than 22% in their trading debut Friday, as the U.S. IPO market continues to look resilient during the pandemic.
11:54 a.m. June 13, 2020
- By Bill Bischoff
2020 looks like an unprofitable year for rental properties. How to handle the taxes If your rental property throws off tax losses, things can get complicatedIf your rental property throws off tax losses, things can get complicated.
5:19 a.m. June 9, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
This is the insurance bill for damage and looting during protests over George Floyd’s death — and that’s just in Minnesota ‘It’s going to take a bit of time for the insurance industry to understand the full implication of this’‘It’s going to take a bit of time for the insurance industry to understand the full implication of this.’
9:07 a.m. June 1, 2020
- By Mary Ann Sternberg
All the ways assisted living and senior housing could serve residents better A lack of social and mental stimulation and inability to connect digitally leaves seniors confused and isolatedTotal shutdown and isolation has left a resident with Parkinson’s confused and alone.
10:10 a.m. May 1, 2020
- By Steph Wagner
Five common financial mistakes women make during divorce How to achieve a better resolutionHow to achieve a better resolution
1:33 p.m. April 28, 2020
- By Mareesa Nicosia
Limited seating, disposable menus, possible temperature checks: The future of small business in New York Ahead of reopening, New York City’s small businesses consider new safety protocols New York City’s myriad small businesses are starting to strategize what a new normal will look like.