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Multi-level marketing scheme ensnared nearly 800 ‘desperate homeowners’ facing foreclosure, prosecutors say
Two were convicted for their role in the ploy, in which scammers promised to help people keep their homes, but just took their money instead. Read More
Dear Tax Guy: Our accountant charged us $486 for a simple gift-tax return. Why on earth would it cost so much?
‘Why can’t we just add a form to our regular tax return? What is so complicated that it would cost so much?’ Read More
Why EVs are still so expensive, and when you can expect them to get cheaper
Both new and used, EV prices are pretty steep. But if you’re shopping for one, there are a number of factors that can level the playing field. Read More
The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. the Honda HR-V: How do they compare?
These are the smallest SUVs from the two most bulletproof brands on the market, and they have more in common than different. How do they compare? Read More
‘I feel so betrayed’: Who should get my mother’s diamond rings? My late sister left them to her daughter-in-law. What options do I have?
‘I called my nephew and let him know how hurt I was. He sounded so sympathetic while I poured my heart out for 45 minutes.’ Read More
Climate change turns younger people against having kids. What about adoption?
People under 35 are more likely to report climate impacting child-bearing decisions compared to those slightly older, an ABC News-Ipsos poll shows. Read More
What is parametric disaster insurance? It just delivered a speedy payout in Florida for Hurricane Ian
Climate change is roiling the insurance industry, boosting demand for AI-focused, event-based parametric plans like Arbol’s $10 million reinsurance claim. Read More
More than half of adults say inflation is causing financial hardship, but the impact of high prices appears to be easing
The share of adults who say they’re affected by inflation has been relatively unchanged since August, but remains higher than a year ago, Gallup says. Read More