Personal Finance Daily: Tax cheats cost the U.S. more than previously thought and Biden administration to reinstate fair-housing policies dismantled under Trump

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My mother is dying of cancer. Her husband said she’s leaving everything to me and my brothers. When is a good time to ask about her will?

‘Obviously, I don’t want to sound greedy, but I feel as though this is important information for me and the rest of my family to know.’ Read More

My fiancée’s mother asked us to raise her 2 kids, as we live in a good school district and she has a gambling addiction — then she claimed their stimulus checks

‘I advised her to leave the money as the IRS may eventually ask for it back. Her new boyfriend then quickly told her to withdraw it anyway.’ Read More

Fauci warns of COVID-19 spread in youth sports — and parents call for better enforcement of virus protocols

‘Our poll suggests that parents will need further direction on whether, when and where their child should get tested.’ Read More

Tax cheats cost the U.S. more than previously thought — and Bitcoin is part of the problem, IRS commissioner says

‘We do get out-gunned,’ IRS commissioner Charles Rettig said at a Senate Finance Committee hearing. Read More

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.’ Read More

My husband signed for a car for a friend — against my wishes. Now we get notices for unpaid tolls and parking tickets. What 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.’ Read More

Biden administration to reinstate fair-housing policies dismantled under Trump — including one aimed at combatting residential segregation

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted drafts of two fair-housing rules for review. Read More

Paid family leave in New York ‘does not seem to hurt employers,’ a new study finds

‘The good news here is that [these policies] don’t seem to be costly,’ says a study co-author. Read More

Who was flying last year during COVID-19? A lot of people carrying guns, according to the TSA

‘We’re here to remind you that firearms, replica weapons & BB guns are NOT allowed in your carry-on bag,’ the Transportation Security Administration said. Read More

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