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Get a COVID vaccine, and get a free Krispy Kreme doughnut every single day this year
The sweet vaccination push sparked some backlash, as critics claim it promotes obesity
My in-laws are underwater on their mortgage and their home is in disrepair. Should they just walk away and move in with us?
‘My husband feels that walking away and them taking the credit hit of foreclosure is the best option.’
Americans are forming households at a much faster pace than builders are constructing homes
New home sales plummet amid bad weather, but analysts remain upbeat on construction activity.
My landlord gave me a waiver on rent as I waited for Section 8 rental assistance — 25 years later, she wants me to pay $1,700
‘The owner has a little black book and demands that I pay her back the debt that was supposedly waived years ago.’
‘I feel un-American’: I was broke in my 20s, and live in fear of debt. My wife wants to upgrade our home and life. What do I do?
‘During my 20s, I was broke. I bought my first house and lived alone, stretched to my limits. I had three maxed-out credit cards and lived paycheck to paycheck.’
My stepmother got nothing when my father died, per their prenup. She asked me to buy her a home. What should I do?
‘What would be some ways I could help her financially or otherwise without giving her a house?’
IRS misses ‘substantial’ tax evasion by the wealthiest Americans — far more than the average worker
‘Random audits, which do not detect most sophisticated evasion, underestimate top tax evasion,’ the authors of a new study said.
Over 90% of CEOs in this survey say they’ll want to know if employees are vaccinated — before they return to the office
It could be fall or winter before business returns to normal, according to a new survey of CEOs.
How to determine whether you qualify for pandemic-related mortgage relief
No matter what, keep talking, consumer advocates say, because mortgage troubles will likely only get worse if they’re ignored.
Door is shut to millions of American homeowners in need of mortgage relief as pandemic enters Year 2
Some 14.5 million single-family home loans are privately owned, with no federal backing, and occupy a gray area when it comes to government programs delaying foreclosure proceedings and granting payment forbearance.
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‘We have to act’: Biden urges Congress to pass gun-control measures in wake of deadly shootings
President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged Congress to act on gun-control measures in the wake of two recent deadly mass shootings, saying it should not be a partisan issue.
Why ARK Innovation’s red-hot returns aren’t as impressive as they seem
Statistical scrutiny brings this high-flying ETF down to earth.
A revolutionary ‘gray army’ of older workers is fighting our youth-obsessed culture — and we’ll all benefit if they win
The war against ageism will create career opportunities and a better work-life balance.