Personal Finance Daily: There’s still time for business owners to cut their 2021 tax bill and Zillow’s pause on home-buying raises concerns about the real-estate market
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My elderly parents have a mortgage on their home. Can they still leave it to me in their will?
‘Both parents still live in it, but one requires a full time caretaker. As far as bank accounts go, they are all set up with joint owners and beneficiaries.’ Read More
Even with travel rates down, tour companies are seeing big interest in this new trend
Hike a mountain range, scuba dive off the coast of a remote island or bike through vineyards and farmland—active vacations are on the rise. Read More
There’s still time for business owners to cut their 2021 tax bill — here’s how
Business owners should be ready to make last-minute moves right up until December 31. Read More
The 2022 Audi e-tron vs. the Tesla Model Y—which is better?
Both offer quick driving manners and good passenger space, but let’s dig deeper to see what makes each electric SUV special. Read More
My wife of 3 years refuses to pay half the mortgage. She makes me transfer money to her account for expensive gifts. What can I do?
‘I don’t have any personal space. Somehow I’m managing to type this. In case of divorce, I am afraid she will take my remaining money too.’ Read More
Zillow pauses home buying — raising ‘red flags’ about the real-estate market
Zillow claims that ‘operational capacity constraints’ has caused the hiccup in its home-buying business, but some analysts argue that bigger issues may be afoot. Read More
Owner of nonprofit science lab for children admits running secret bitcoin money-laundering operation for drug dealers
Prosecutors say the man behind the Geek Group had a side business swapping dirty cash for clean bitcoin.
Biden revises proposal to have IRS monitor bank accounts more closely. Here’s how it would work
Some critics say the changes are not good enough. Read More
Debate over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines shifts to religious exemptions — and what constitutes ‘sincerely held beliefs’
A college football coach unsuccessfully asked for a religious exemption and lost his $3 million–a–year job Read More
Wendy’s adds a ‘proprietary coating’ to French fries so they won’t be delivered soggy — does it work?
MarketWatch’s Fast Foodist tries the fries to see if they live up to their promise when they arrive at your door. Read More