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Teen jobless rate falls to lowest point in years — ‘The rebound has been really good for them’
One economist says it’s ‘not unequivocally great news.’ Read More
My boyfriend demands I pay half of his $600K mortgage and utilities, or go live in a camper van. He says, ‘You’ll never own this house’
‘He was renting when we met, and had been for 7 years. Six years ago, he bought a beautiful $600,000 house.’ Read More
Weekend reads: More meme-stock action — and a closer look at AMC, GameStop, Nokia, Tilray and others
Also, retirement locations and how to talk to young people about money and investing. Read More
My fiancée makes $90,000 a year. I make $150,000. Should we merge our finances after we get married?
‘She has roughly $40,000 left in student loans, and we share an investment in a land parcel with a $65,000 loan balance remaining.’ Read More
Tyler Freeland was ghosted by child-care centers that were supposedly hiring — until parents started going back to work
Some 18,000 of the 559,000 jobs (3%) that were created last month were in child care and/or daycare services Read More
Remember when you could score a bargain on Airbnb? Not anymore
The common perception has been that short-term rentals are cheaper than staying at a hotel, but oh what a difference a pandemic makes. Read More
If it’s not enhanced unemployment benefits, why are people turning down jobs?
Some people are finding it difficult to get a job, while others need to find affordable child care, home help or even transportation. Read More
This smoky Scotch honors a mythic dragon
Islay whisky maker Ardbeg’s new, distinctive offering packs flavors of black licorice and ‘medicinal lozenges’ Read More
I’m fully vaccinated but feel sick – should I get tested for COVID-19?
You could still be infected and spread the virus. Read More
Stimulus checks played a major role in nationwide decline in anxiety and depression, new analysis says
‘The delivery of robust, primarily cash-based assistance to U.S. households was followed by major declines in material hardship.’ Read More