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‘Gaslighters have two signature moves’: Are you being gaslighted at work? Here’s how to recognize the signs.

People who lie, steal and disrespect you at work have the trappings of a gaslighter. But the real deal has a whole lot more. 

57 min ago
‘The past 2 months have been filled with turmoil and heartache’: My stepfather has dementia, and his sister is badgering him for money. How can I protect him?

‘She has since started to harass me and my mother by phone and text and has had other family members call or text seeking information.’

11:48 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
‘This guy grifted me hard’: My date chose an exclusive L.A. restaurant. After dinner, he accepted my credit card — and we split a $600 bill. Shouldn’t he have paid?

‘I could not believe my eyes. I work in PR, I’m 26, and I don’t even earn six figures.’

11:45 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
More than half of adults say inflation is causing financial hardship, but the impact of high prices appears to be easing

The share of adults who say they're affected by inflation has been relatively unchanged since August, but remains higher than a year ago, Gallup says.

6:39 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
Hit by high inflation, more people turn to GoFundMe to pay for gasoline, groceries and baby formula

A donation was made once every second on GoFundMe this year, according to the crowdfunding site’s year-end report.

6:12 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
Dear Tax Guy: ‘I’ve accumulated a lot of junk.’ I plan to make $6,000 selling stuff on eBay. Can I put it into an IRA instead of paying income tax?

'I'm also trying to clean out my house, and sell it at cost or a small profit.'

5:58 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
Climate change turns younger people against having kids. What happens when they’re asked about adoption?

People under 35 are more likely to report climate impacting child-bearing decisions compared to those slightly older, an ABC News-Ipsos poll shows.

4:39 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
People are ‘long social distancing’ due to COVID-19. Economists say that’s contributing to a drop in labor-force participation.

Labor-force participation fell for the third month in a row in November, as13% of U.S. workers say they will continue social distancing, and another 45% say they will do so in limited ways.

2:46 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
Cryptocurrency investor losses are being turned into IRS gains — here’s how they’re doing it

Bitcoin's value is off more than 60% year to date.

2:39 p.m. Dec. 6, 2022
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