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‘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....

‘I have been plagued by enormous guilt and regret:’ I tried to care for my late father, but I gave up. How can I ever forgive myself?

I am seeking advice on how to get over a terrible mistake I made. I did not care for my aged father. I am the...

My coworker owns 10 homes, 9 of which are rented. How did he get a stimulus check while I didn’t?

Dear Moneyist, I have a question about the stimulus checks. I happened to have inherited my mother’s house, so if I don’t qualify, that’s fine....

‘Lifeline to workers’: For some, Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan isn’t coming a moment too soon

On Thursday evening, President-elect Joe Biden said he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds as part of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19...

‘They get free money’: People will receive a $600 stimulus check and $300 extra unemployment. Why is there no accountability?

I am concerned that people are receiving another 11 weeks of unemployment benefits along with an extra $300 per week. I don’t have a problem...

I didn’t receive a $1,200 stimulus check during the first surge of COVID-19. Will I get a $600 check this time around?

I was married and didn’t qualify for the $1,200 stimulus check based on my 2018 tax returns. I am now divorced and filed my 2019...

I earned $100,000 in 2019, but far less in 2020. Why did I not get a stimulus check? How is that fair?

Dear Moneyist, I have a question about the stimulus check. Why is the stimulus check based on 2019 tax returns? I earned over $100,000 in...

These money and investing tips can help you manage your portfolio — and your expectations — in 2021

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and strategies...

The legally murky eviction of a North Carolina single mother — despite the CDC’s moratorium: ‘Nobody’s enforcing it’

As the nation’s attention was focused on who would be the next president the day after the Nov. 3 election, Sierra Graves was busy grabbing...

These money and investing tips can help you ride the stock market’s year-end momentum

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer insight about how...

These money and investing tips can help you set up for the stock market’s ‘Great Rotation’ to value from growth

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Bargain-basement value stocks have been out of favor for years, with investors driving up the prices and...

‘Help is coming — and it’s coming soon’: Dr. Fauci outlines when COVID-19 vaccination will be available to all Americans

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and an expert in infectious diseases for the last four decades, gave his...

These money and investing tips can help you ready your portfolio for the Biden administration

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Americans have voted and a new president has been elected. Now comes the hard part. These money...

Joe Biden’s pandemic plan — mandatory face masks, paid sick leave, restoring Obamacare and free COVID-19 tests

Joe Biden has one critical task ahead of him: COVID-19. The former vice president will become the 46th president of the United States after 20...

These money and investing tips can help you figure out which portfolio moves — if any — to make now

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and suggestions...