Saturday, May 8, 2021

Money

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...

We’re All Crypto People Now

All the while, the true believers and veterans of the 12-year-old digital currency industry insist that the underlying tech is real and transformative and...

You Still Have Time to Ask Colleges for More Financial Aid

DeRionne Pollard, president of Montgomery College, a three-campus community college in Maryland, said that use of the SwiftStudent tool was invisible to financial aid...

Wealthy Families Look to Help Family Businesses in the Pandemic

Family Legacy Capital structures its investments, which are all in the United States, as loans to family businesses that have $25 million to $100...

A Family Opens Up About Its Investing Mistakes

An added layer of complexity is getting a family to agree to change course. Creating a strategy from scratch isn’t easy, but scrapping the...

Rising Debt, Falling Income: How to Dig Out

More Americans over age 55 are carrying debt loads, and their nonmortgage debt grew significantly during the pandemic.

Realtors Want to Sell You a Home. Their Trade Group Backs Evicting Others.

“Redfin has consistently been in favor of moratoriums,” said its chief executive, Glenn Kelman. “History will judge us.”Zillow supports the C.D.C. edict, too, and...

That Popular S.U.V. Is Going to Cost You

“It’s been a weird year,” Mr. Drury said.That has driven up the average purchase price of a new vehicle to about $40,000.Updated April 16, 2021,...

We Asked Congress’s Freshmen to Give Up Stock Trading. Few Were Willing.

Additional attention in this area is a notion with bipartisan support, in an era that lacks much of that. In June, Representatives Chip Roy,...

The Tax Filing Deadline Was Delayed, but Read the Fine Print

“They hear Tax Day is moved to May 17, so a lot of people will go to their preparer on April 30,” Mr. Stewart...

Millions of delayed stimulus payments have arrived. Veterans are next.

More than 25 million lower-income Americans whose stimulus payments were delayed finally received them on Wednesday. And one group still waiting — certain veterans...

An Argument for Investing Where the Return Is Social Change

Getting a market-rate return is something impact investors are comfortable with, but a lower return makes it harder to attract enough investors, said Trenton...

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Think Outside the Brunch for Mother’s Day

Spruce up her surroundings.“Look around your space and think about what will make her feel cared for,” said Marianne Canada, lifestyle expert for HGTV.com...

Of Brexit and Boris: What’s Driving the Call for Scottish Independence

The millions of votes counted across Scotland on Saturday could be among the most consequential in recent times, and not because of their impact...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

As glaciers melt and shrink in the Alps of Northern Italy, long-frozen relics of World War I have been emerging from the ice.They include...

A Chinese Rocket Is Tumbling Back to Earth. Where Will It Land?

A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land.On April...