Tag: Advice

Want to invest in U.S. pot stocks? Here’s what you need to know

Traditional vice sectors like tobacco and alcohol are investing heavily in the emerging legal cannabis industry, but commercial cannabis companies can’t quite act like they’re...

These money and investing tips are timed for a bull market that looks short on time

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, can help you prepare...

This industry saw a 112% rise in job openings since the pandemic — and it’s not leisure and hospitality

When the economy shut down last year to curb the spread of coronavirus the leisure and hospitality industry, which includes hotels, restaurants and bars, took...

Vaccinated and need a vacation? CDC relaxes guidance for Americans traveling to more than 100 countries.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated travel advice, easing restrictions on more than 100 countries and opening up more destinations...

Here’s what you need to know about buying travel insurance during a pandemic

Just 18 months ago, the standard travel insurance policy wouldn’t have covered losses stemming from a pandemic. But nowadays some countries demand exactly that and...

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 also...

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 the...

The jobs report reveals two very different Americas

So who was left out of the less-than-stellar jobs recovery? Getty Images The official U.S. unemployment rate rose again in April to 6.1% from 6%...

Helping Out in My Mom’s Hair Salon Taught Me the Secret to Resilience, Even When Declaring Bankruptcy

May 5, 2021 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I remember it like it was yesterday. I was sweeping up...

I have a ‘mundane’ First World problem: Should I buy a $30,000 bracelet during a global pandemic?

I have a mundane First World problem that may or may not warrant your attention. But I read your column and thought you could help...

My ex-husband moved in. He pays $150 for cable, his only expense, and gives me the silent treatment if I ask him to pay for dinner

I got back with my ex-husband for our kids, thinking it would be better to raise them in a two-parent home. We had a bitter...

My son, 18, says I should hand over the $1,400 adult-dependent stimulus. He claims it belongs to him. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, We’re having a debate in our house regarding the latest stimulus payment. I claim head of household and have two 18-year-old adult dependents...

Is now a good time to buy — or sell — a home? Here’s what Americans need to know about the hot real-estate market

With any purchase, people want to know if they’re getting a good deal. But when it comes to buying a home in today’s market, it’s...

Johnson & Johnson saga reveals critical strengths in the U.S. COVID-19 mass-vaccination strategy — and its weaknesses

The United States campaign to reach herd immunity through vaccination involves a delicate — sometimes tricky — dance with side effects, public opinion and virus...

‘It could take more than a year to dig out of the total jobs shortfall’

“ ‘If we count how many jobs may have been created if the recession hadn’t hit …we are now short 11 million jobs since February.’...

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine passports — and the ‘double privilege’ dilemma they raise for society

Neil Schwartzman is used to getting vaccines in order to travel to exotic parts of the world such as the Great Rift Valley of Kenya...

Our best friends share our pandemic pod, but their spending is out of control. What can we do to help?

We have family friends that we’ve known since before we had kids several years ago. Since then we’ve gotten pregnant at the same time, weathered...

My father’s divorce decree says his kids will inherit his house — but he later put it in a trust for his third wife. Which one wins out?

My father and mother divorced about 40 years ago. My father moved out and purchased a home that is now worth approximately $900,000. The divorce...

‘Self-Doubt Is Eating Me Up. What Tools Can I Use to Boost My Confidence?’

In her advice column for ‘Entrepreneur,’ Brit Morin talks about how she keeps her self-esteem afloat (bring on the vision boards), and the top habits...

I married the ‘life of the party’ who was a regular at Royal Ascot. But all he does is take his financial troubles out on me

I don’t know where to start. So I will start at the beginning. I met a man at a friend’s wedding a few years ago....

‘She is a financial idiot and partier’: I loaned my sister $4,780 for a lawyer during her divorce. I am still chasing repayments

Two years ago, my sister called me from a divorce-settlement meeting without a lawyer. Her soon-to-be ex-spouse had a lawyer there. She was being pressured...

My wife has homeschooled our son and our best friends’ son since September due to COVID-19. Is it too late to bring up money?

My wife and I have a 7-year-old son who would normally be attending the public-school system this year. However, for a variety of reasons mostly...

‘I am held hostage in my own home’: My husband’s son lives with us. He is physically abusive and menacing

I am married, but my home is in my name only. When I bought it in 2010, I was the only one eligible to apply...

‘I’m Freaked Out by Failure!’

February 11, 2021 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Brit Morin was 25 when she left Google to start Brit...

My husband, 79, promised to leave his grandson his home. After 22 years of marriage is that fair to me?

I am a married woman age 69 and my husband is 79. I am his second wife and we have been married for 22 years....