The Moneyist: My husband signed a car loan for a friend — against my wishes. Now we get notices for unpaid tolls and parking tickets. What happens if there’s an accident?
‘Every time another ‘past due’ envelope arrives I panic at the thought of the savings I worked so hard to put away might be gone in one accident.’...
The Moneyist: My parents made my sister executor of their $4 million estate, and joint owner of their bank accounts. Should I be worried?
‘We have five other siblings who are currently unaware of this arrangement.’
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Video: SEC's Hester Peirce on why the U.S. is behind the curve on crypto
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The Moneyist: My wife drinks and gambles our money away, and my adult stepchildren are deadbeats who do drugs and play video games. What can I do?
‘We literally have nothing in savings and no plan for retirement, due to the fact that no one but me seems to care. At this rate, I am going to...
The Moneyist: I received two $1,400 stimulus payments because I was also claimed as a dependent. Should I give one back?
The Moneyist: ‘You cannot be claimed as a dependent and file a tax return yourself and expect a payment. It’s one or the other.’...
The Moneyist: My cautionary tale — $11,000 is now in limbo after an $11 mistake on my 2020 tax return
‘Because of my mistake, I’m still waiting for our $5,400 refund, and our $5,600 stimulus payment.’
The Moneyist: I’m 30. My wife is 34. We saved $350K and I have $350K saved for retirement. Should we pay cash for a home — or take out a mortgage and invest it?
‘We have been cheaply renting for the last three years, and living as if I were still a very poor graduate student. During this time, we paid off...
The Technical Indicator: Charting a bullish technical tilt, S&P 500 extends break atop 4,000 mark
Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight to start April, rising amid statistically unusual bullish momentum, writes...
The Moneyist: My second husband, 86, and I have 12 kids between us. He wants me to leave him everything — and says he will pass on the inheritance to my 5 children
‘He wants to leave the house to his children, but says if I outlive him I can live in it or rent somewhere if I wish to move.’