By Andrew Keshner
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COVID-related benefits enabled many Americans to save money and pay off debts — but that Band-Aid is being ripped off for some
Women and lower-income Americans aren’t feeling great about their finances, according to a Morning Consult survey. Read More
This budget shows a Seattle-area couple giving $13K a year to a church — and just $3K to savings
A chart raising eyebrows on Reddit also sees the couple paying less than $2K a month for their mortgage in one of the country’s priciest housing markets Read More
Carhartt CEO says an unvaccinated workforce is a ‘risk that our company is unwilling to take’
Some customers are threatening to boycott the workwear company for mandating vaccines, while others praise the brand for protecting employees Read More
Ponzi scammer ‘King Perry’ sentenced to 17.5 years for stealing $115 million from investors, including $250K from a man with dementia
Investigators say Perry Santillo led the scheme that bilked more than 1,000 people out of their life savings. Read More
Biden administration’s website for free COVID-19 tests has gone live ahead of schedule — here’s everything you need to know
Orders placed on COVIDtests.gov are slated to be shipped in approximately 7 to 12 days. Read More
Reopening schools helped mothers with school-age children get back to work. So what happened to their male partners?
Researchers looked at foot traffic to K-12 schools to see how reopening affected families’ working lives. Read More
My grandmother died, leaving a $1 million estate. I asked my mother what happened to half the money. She said, ‘I spent it.’
‘If I ask for any money, she gets irate and tells me that I work, and makes digs at my husband and me.’ Read More
COVID-19 school closures took a toll on children’s mental health — and made parents more likely to lose their temper
As omicron threatens to lead to more school closures, a new study by researchers at Duke and Columbia looks at the pressures of such closures on families. Read More
In a year when dealerships were mostly empty, these were the bestselling cars of 2021
A Tesla lands in the top 20 for the first time. Read More
What kinds of things are you saving for? Make sure you have a feel-good fund.
It’s important to save for things that will keep you going and rejuvenate you. Read More