Personal Finance Daily

June 24, 2021, 5:58 p.m. EDT

4 times it’s OK to hurt your credit score, and there’s no tuna in the tuna sandwich? 5 reasons I still love Subway

By Meera Jagannathan

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U.S. life expectancy for people of color has plunged — what that says about ‘the root causes of racial inequities’

Black men’s life expectancy hit 67.7 years, the lowest point since 1998. Read More

I bought a store for $80,000. It quadrupled in value. My friend gave $7K for the purchase and $6.7K for repairs. Does he get back 4 times both investments?

‘I believe he should get back $28,000 on his original capital investment — but not the money he spent on refurbishments.’ Read More

Mortgage rates jump above 3% for the first time since April — economists warn they’re likely to rise higher

Homeowners who have yet to refinance may miss out on the opportunity to save if they don’t act soon. Read More

5 money lessons I learned in my 20s

Learn from your mistakes and set yourself up for future financial success. Read More

BMW introduces two new electric cars—and they’re very different

One is the exact car you would expect from BMW: sharp-handling and luxurious, and the other is quick, sumptuous, and sold on the merits of its sustainable construction Read More

4 times it’s OK to hurt your credit score

Credit is a safety net, and there are times when taking actions that may ding your score are the best thing for your overall finances Read More

It might make sense to opt out of the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments — here’s why

June 28 is the first deadline to opt out of monthly child tax credit payments. Read More

‘When we found out, all hell broke loose’: My father used a family trust to secretly build a house — he rents it to his third wife’s friends at below-market rent

‘It turns out our financial adviser’s wife is friends with my dad’s wife — and probably friends with the tenants as well.’ Read More

There’s no tuna in the tuna sandwich? 5 reasons I still love Subway

The fast-food sandwich chain is likely to survive, if not prosper Read More

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