Tag: Internet

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....

As the market nosedived last year, my older brother advised me to sell. I lost $80,000. How can I ever forgive him?

Dear Quentin, This time last year, when the market was nosediving, my older brother advised me to get out of the market, and go to...

My brother owes $10K to our late father’s estate. There’s no loan agreement and I’m executor. How should I approach repayment?

Dear Quentin, My father passed and I am the executor of his will. We sold the house and Dad’s assets with my brother’s help. Probate...

How to Switch From Old Google Pay to New Google Pay

Image: Google In April, the old Google Pay app is losing its key functionality, which means you’ll need to move over to the new Google...

Here’s everything coming to Netflix in March 2021 — and what’s leaving

For a third month in a row, Netflix NFLX, -1.44% is light on original series (blame pandemic production delays?), but a full slate of fresh...

‘Greed is rearing its ugly head and killing brotherly love’: My husband and his brother are at war over an inheritance from a beloved neighbor. What can we do?

Dear Quentin, When my husband and his only (younger) brother were growing up, a childless neighbor was very kind to them and treated them as...

‘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...

Samsung’s Switch to Google’s Wear OS Would Be a Huge Mistake

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo Rumors that Samsung may potentially ditch Tizen, its proprietary OS for wearables, for Google’s Wear OS, have been flying lately. It’s a...

Need to report bitcoin trades on your taxes? Here are 5 things to know first

Treasury Department Secretary Janet Yellen is not big on bitcoin, a point she reiterated recently when she called the digital currency speculative and “inefficient.” That...

How Android’s Nearby Share Compares to Apple’s AirDrop

Image: Google Android finally has its own version of Apple’s AirDrop. It’s called Nearby Share, and it makes it easy to quickly send files to...

Google Maps Dark Mode and 5 Other Android Updates Out Today

Image: Google While we wait for Android 12 to officially go live later this year, Google has a bunch of tweaks and updates coming to...

ASDSA Warns of Rogue Insulin Pen Use for DIY Fillers

Videos on social media showing children using insulin delivery pens to self-inject hyaluronic acid has prompted a safety warning from the American Society for Dermatologic...

I’m 28, have zero debt, a 401(k), Roth IRA and $45K in the bank. My parents want me to save for a home. I want a Tesla Model 3. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I’ve been flip-flopping back and forth between buying a new car or putting a down payment on my first home. With my parents...

Worldwide chip shortage expected to last into next year, and that’s good news for semiconductor stocks

A global shortage of semiconductors has pushed chip stocks to record highs, and analysts expect that chips will continue to be in short supply at...

How to Make Money Online

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Our housekeeper does not work when we’re at home due to COVID-19. We still pay her. Could we treat those payments as a ‘gift’ to reduce her income tax?

Dear Moneyist, Due to the 2020 global pandemic my wife and I have been concerned about indoor exposure to others. We are fortunate enough that...

Amid water shortages and power outages, Texans cry foul over price gouging for bottled water, gas and $1,000 hotel rooms

Some businesses in Texas are hitting consumers when they’re down. Lina Hidalgo, the judge Harris County, the largest county in Texas, said this week that...

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...

GameStop hearing challenges assumptions about rookie investors — ‘Retail investors making up this new surge are different’

YOLO? Maybe not quite so. During the GameStop trading frenzy, some observers worried many rookie retail investors banding together on sites like Reddit’s WallStreetBets would...

Google’s First Android 12 Developer Beta Is Here

Image: Google Google just announced the release of the first developer preview build of Android 12, giving us a few hints at what changes to...

IRS chief says agency is having ’15 minutes of fame’ — here’s how he’s hoping to make the most of it

“ I think we’re living in our 15 minutes of fame. And I think we’re living in, for us, a bipartisan environment. ” — Internal...

My boyfriend, 9 years my junior, does not want to move out of my home should I die before him. My adult children are not amused

Dear Quentin, I am a 49-year-old woman with four adult children aged 19 to 29. I bought my home in 1998 as a single mother...

The File-Sharing Android App ShareIt Has Deep Security Flaws

A file-sharing app that claims it has been downloaded from the Google Play store more than 1 billion times has serious security flaws.Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo...

COVID Pivot to Telepsychiatry Offers New View Into Patients’ Lives

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Tufts University psychiatrist Manuel Pacheco, MD, sees his patients these...

Uber rides recovering and delivery bookings rise 128%, but revenue misses expectations

Uber Technologies Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter and full-year results that showed a continued recovery from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but it continued...