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Financial advisers express caution on buying Twitter stock as Elon Musk finally goes ahead with his $44 billion offer and it’s time to give more legal and financial breaks to single people, law professor says

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Fewer than 50% of U.S. adults are now married. It’s time to give more legal and financial breaks to single people, law professor says.

Fewer people are choosing to form traditional nuclear families. Read More

Where’s the beef? Rancher sentenced to 11 years for ripping off Tyson Foods of nearly $250 million in ‘ghost cattle’ scam.

Cody Easterday admitted billing Tyson for over 260,000 heads of cattle that didn’t exist, in order to cover over $200 million in commodity-trading losses. Read More

‘We want to live in Mexico:’ Should we sell our property in the U.S. before prices drop, and purchase our dream home overseas?

‘Renting there has become too difficult, the prices are outrageous and it’s even more challenging with pets.’ Read More

Is now a good time to buy Twitter stock? Financial advisers express caution, as Elon Musk finally goes ahead with his $44 billion offer.

‘The story is far from over,’ said one skeptical adviser. Read More

‘Those state taxes, man’: How much NFL star Tyreek Hill is saving by playing in Miami instead of in New Jersey (or with another team)

“I had to make a grown-up decision.” Read More

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says U.S. economy ‘has failed to live up to the nation’s promise of equal opportunity for all’

Yellen, who also shut down speculation that she could soon leave the Treasury Department, spoke at the annual Freedman’s Bank Forum Tuesday. Read More

‘I have no guilt’: My stepfather will leave me his $1 million home. How do I protect my inheritance from his two biological children?

‘Does it make sense to leave the home to me in his will? Or is there a better option?’ Read More

Mortgage applications fall to the lowest pace in 25 years, as interest rates nearing 7% spook buyers

Mortgage applications fell 14.2% in the latest week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said. The average rate for a 30-year mortgage is 6.75%. Read More

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