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Getting a divorce? Three things to know about the marital home and capital gains
If you’re in the middle of negotiating a divorce settlement, your lawyer needs to consider consulting with an accountant or financial planner. Read More
America’s 40-year housing market ‘tailwind’ could be coming to an end — with rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability
Americans’ home-buying power could diminish in the months ahead, according to a new report. Read More
My sister wants to distribute $50K to each grandchild from our mom’s savings — but some of us siblings don’t have kids
‘My mom is not involved in this decision because she has delegated signing authority for the account to this sister and my brother.’ Read More
College net-price calculators can be wildly off — these 3 simple changes would make them more accurate
The net price tells you how much you have to pay to attend a particular school after you get your financial aid. Today’s calculators can be off by $5,700 a year in either direction. Read More
The new 2022 Lexus LX 600 is for city slickers and off-roaders alike
It may be a big bruiser, but the LX 600 is 440 pounds lighter than the SUV it replaces and promises on-road prowess and off-road capability. Read More
How would ‘Medicare for All’ affect my health care and finances?
Medicare for All was a hot topic in the 2020 campaign, but it isn’t always well understood, Here are answers to some common questions about Medicare for All. Read More
Your HSA is not a savings account, it’s an investment account, and you can turn it into a serious nest egg
Health savings accounts allow you to save money, but they also allow you to invest. And the growth is tax free. Read More
My former mother-in-law took out a life-insurance policy on my eldest child. I’m enraged. Is that legal?
‘My ex-husband’s mother is a dishonest and conniving individual who will beg, borrow, cheat and steal for her “baby boy” or herself.’ Read More
Ex-tribal police chief guilty of selling badges for $300K to wealthy LA residents — so they could carry concealed weapons
Anthony Reyes Vazquez deputized a ‘VIP group’ who weren’t expected to do police work, prosecutors said. Read More
Kids under 12 could soon get COVID-19 vaccinations — 5 key questions parents should ask
‘Most children will not have symptoms severe enough that they need to miss school,’ said Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious disease specialist with the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center. Read More