Thursday, July 29, 2021

Money

How to Navigate a Hot Housing Market

In the end, the sellers accepted her offer, and she closed on the condo on May 7. She learned that the sellers liked that...

How to Plan a D.I.Y. Alaska Trip

Car, bus, train or plane?Among the many modes of land transportation in Alaska, interior flights are expedient, trains are scenic, buses are a relative...

When It Comes to Taxes, Being Tracked Can Be a Good Thing

This article is part of our new series, Currents, which examines how rapid advances in technology are transforming our lives.Two months ago, Jeff Sheu,...

7 Steps to Take Now to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

Another option is applying for coverage through the Affordable Care Act, which offers a range of plans, including for those still unemployed.Make catch-up contributions....

High Schools Are Posting Their College Lists. Don’t Be Misled.

“These are CliffsNotes versions of multiple, untellable stories that communities are co-opting into their own achievements,” said Emmi Harward, executive director of the Association...

Beware of Car Towing Companies That Patrol Private Parking Lots

“It’s up to the consumer to advocate for themselves,” Ms. Brombach, the author of the towing report, said. Most states have consumer protection offices...

Help Wanted: Someone With Money and Connections

So you’ve been asked to become a director of a special purpose acquisition company, more commonly known as a SPAC. The job has something...

How the Wealthy Are Trying to Anticipate Biden’s Tax Increases

Financial advisers say they have been flooded with calls from clients who are trying to predict which of President Biden’s tax proposals will become...

Banks Were Allowed to Give People More Access to Savings in the Pandemic

Mike Schenk, chief economist for the Credit Union National Association, said he didn’t have comprehensive data on what credit unions were doing. But, he...

She Bought a Truck on eBay, Then Forgot It. A Dementia Diagnosis Came Later.

“We went into the study thinking we might be able to see these financial indicators,” said Lauren Hersch Nicholas, a co-author of the study...

Trading Stock Tips on TikTok, Newbies Are Deeply Invested in Learning

But traders like Ms. Crum, who lives in Sunrise Beach, Mo., are making an earnest effort to do it right.Every night, she meticulously compiles...

How Identity Thieves Took My Wife for a Ride

Insurance companies routinely check your credit when signing you up, so it was baffling that Progressive would have issued my wife a policy without...

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If there were a way to quantify what makes a team interesting, the Tampa Bay Rays would find it. Maybe they already have. They...

Why One American Basketball Team Won’t Be at the Summer Olympics

When three-on-three basketball has its Olympics debut in Tokyo this summer, Latvia will be there. So will Poland. But a men’s team from the...

The French Open Gets Closer to Normal

On Wednesday, Osaka announced on social media that she would not attend news conferences during the French Open, saying they can be damaging to...

Here’s the Arctic Station That Keeps Satellites Connected

Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...