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‘Popular advice often deviates from economists’ advice’: Just how reliable are books giving tips on how to manage your money?
A new study compares scholarly economic theory to the most-read personal finance books and finds both groups could learn a thing or two from the other side. Read More
I’m hoping to inherit $1.3 million from my widowed mother. I live overseas with my partner. Do I give up my job — and move home to take care of her?
‘Much of the estate has been designated as transfer-on-death to avoid probate.’ Read More
Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in NYC nears $4,000 for the first time — as median rents rise by as much as 61% in some cities
The median rental price for a one-bedroom apartment in Fresno or Tulsa rose by about 40% in the last year. Read More
‘I hate living in NYC’: I have a $450,000 condo in New York City. Should I sell now — or should I rent it out and move to New Jersey?
‘I have a nice amount in savings and in investments, worth about $1 million, and a good amount in social security and in pensions.’ Read More
As new DeLorean EV concept emerges, it gets a little weird
The car bears some resemblance to the legendary ‘Back to the Future’ vehicle, but it includes features the people of the 1980s could never have dreamed up. Read More
Here are details on how the new student loan repayment plans will work
A new income-driven repayment plan may cut monthly payments by half or more. Here’s how it’s calculated and what it will look like for current and future borrowers Read More
Americans are delaying car repairs, and not because they don’t need them
The volume of repair orders fell 6% during July, extending an existing trend that has lasted most of 2022. Read More
These days, home buyers are taking their time: Here’s what sellers should expect
Selling a home isn’t as easy as a year ago, when a seller could choose among desperate buyers. Here’s some fresh advice from real estate agents for home sellers. Read More