The Moneyist: My father left me his estate, and his adopted children nothing. I don’t want to lose them. What should I do?
Dear Quentin, My biological father passed away, leaving most of his estate to me. He adopted four children from my mother’s first marriage. These areRead More »
The Moneyist: Our neighbor’s car damaged our house. She begged us not to report it. Now she needs to borrow money, and is nickel and diming our contractor
Dear Quentin, The other night as we were asleep, a car rolled into our house. It turns out it was my neighbor’s friend’s car. TheRead More »
When was the last time you saw Paris? As the EU relaxes travel restrictions, American tourists still face these hurdles
European Union ambassadors agreed Wednesday to relax travel restrictions and allow in fully vaccinated visitors — but roadblocks remain for Americans who can’t remember theRead More »
The Moneyist: My wife and I defrauded the government by hiding income. Now we’re divorcing, and she’s digging into my assets
Dear Quentin, This story is going to sound strange. Throughout our entire marriage, my wife and I jointly, upon our accountant’s advice, defrauded the governmentRead More »
The Moneyist: My siblings live in our late mother’s home. They’re forcing me to sign over my share if I don’t pay for renovations. What can I do?
Dear Quentin, My mother passed away six years ago. She was divorced, and owned her home. I have six living siblings of which four resideRead More »
Almost half of parents say they’ll take on credit-card debt to pay for child care — others avoid daycare due to COVID
Child care is weighing on parents’ minds, and their bank accounts. Almost half (45%) of parents who plan to pay for summer child care willRead More »
Naomi Campbell, 50, welcomes a daughter — family size continues to shrink as more older women are becoming parents
Supermodel Naomi Campbell, 50, welcomed a baby girl on Instagram FB, -0.57% on Tuesday. “A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother,”Read More »
The Moneyist: I share custody with my ex-wife 50/50, but our daughters live with me full time due to her boyfriend’s addiction issues. What happens to the child-tax credit?
Dear Quentin, My ex-wife and I were divorced in August 2020 after 21 years and 4 children. In our custody agreement, we have 50/50 custodyRead More »
U.S. home builders started construction on homes at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million in April, representing a 9.5% decrease from the previous month’sRead More »
The Moneyist: I care for my mother and sold her house. My sister says half the home belongs to her, and now she wants a loan. What do I do?
Dear Quentin, My mother is in a wheelchair, and can no longer care for herself. I, having a durable power of attorney, moved her intoRead More »
Infectious Diseases Society of America: ‘CDC recommendations should not send the message that the pandemic is over’
The Infectious Diseases Society of America on Monday issued a warning for the U.S. Four days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionRead More »
The Moneyist: I’m worth $3 million, and separating from my much wealthier partner of 33 years. What kind of financial settlement can I expect?
Dear Quentin, I am a 63-year-old man considering separating from my domestic partner, with whom I have been for 33 years. My partner owns theRead More »
‘Asians Americans feel as if they are under siege’: Nearly 80% of this community say they experience racism in the U.S.
May is Asian American Heritage Month, but many members of this community say they’re discriminated against, and the coronavirus pandemic has added to the racistRead More »
The Moneyist: My boyfriend inherited a home and $700K. He pays me $500 monthly rent. Should I ask him for $86K to pay off my condo?
Dear Quentin, I have lived with my boyfriend in my home for over 20 years. We never married, and I have three siblings. I alsoRead More »