Tag: lifestyle

There are many reasons to donate to charity this Giving Tuesday — but here’s a little added tax incentive

People have plenty of compelling reasons to donate money this Giving Tuesday if they can afford it, but a handy tax code tweak enacted earlier...

My mother left a home in Savannah, Ga., on 5 acres. I want to sell. My brother threatened to sue me for harassment and ‘ruin me.’

In September, our mom died without a will in Chatham County, Ga. I do not want to own her house and five acres in the...

Don’t wait until retirement to start enjoying life

Warner Bros/Courtesy Everett Collection I’m going to be 70 next year and I think I’m in pretty good shape. I do 25 push-ups before bed,...

I am 66 years old, retired, and now need to go back to work full time — how can I start over?

I retired from my job in 2014 and started drawing my Social Security at age 62. My income is around $1,600 a month but my...

The lines for COVID-19 tests are longer than the lines for Black Friday shopping

Black Friday lines are taking a different form this year. Instead of doorbuster deals, Americans are waiting on lines to get tested for coronavirus. Michael...

What to know about Parler, the social-media platform that is now attracting millions of Trump supporters

Since the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Parler has caught on among right-wing politicians and “influencers” — people with large online followings — as a social-media platform where...

If you must talk politics at Thanksgiving dinner, follow these rules of engagement

MarketWatch illustration In 2020, living in a politically polarized America can feel like being in an unhappy marriage — except, in this case, divorce is...

Which is better? The Subaru Crosstrek vs. the Hyundai Kona

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek compact crossover goes up against the 2021 Hyundai Kona in a comparison of suburban runabouts. What we like: Standard all-wheel drive and 8.7 inches of ground...

Here’s everything coming to Netflix in December 2020 — and what’s leaving

Netflix Inc. is heading into the holidays with a slate full of highly anticipated series, Oscar-hopeful movies and a ton more Christmas movies and specials....

Americans top list of nationalities hoping to work from Barbados during the pandemic

The Barbados Welcome Stamp has drawn 675 applications from U.S. citizens, making that the largest nationality keen to soak in the blue skies and sandy...

How to Build an Effective Home Office

November 24, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article was written by Elizabeth Harris, a member of the Entrepreneur...

Is COVID testing free? Where can I get a rapid test? Your complete guide to coronavirus testing

‘Tis the season to spend hours waiting in line to get tested for the coronavirus. It should be noted that a negative test only proves...

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...

12 million Americans to lose unemployment benefits day after Christmas and the U.S. pays the most for prescription drugs

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance 12 million Americans will lose their unemployment benefits the day after Christmas These Americans are in...

My husband placed his money in a trust before we married, and used it to buy properties. We’re getting divorced. Am I entitled to any of these?

Dear Moneyist, My spouse created a revocable trust 2 months before our marriage without my knowledge. He placed all of his money in the trust...

‘I’m nobody’s ATM’: I’m 27 and successful, and always pay for my friends. How do I stop without losing them or making them angry?

Dear Moneyist, I recently decided to leave my job and start my own business. The success of that business propelled me to go into a...

50 million people will travel this Thanksgiving, as more than 250,000 Americans have died from COVID-19

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has repeatedly said that “the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is to celebrate with people...

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to debut on HBO Max and in theaters Christmas Day

Gal Gadot stars in “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros./Courtesy Everett Collection The coronavirus pandemic has all but shuttered Hollywood’s box office for much of the...

The pandemic isn’t stopping one New York councilman from hosting a big Thanksgiving gathering — and a new survey shows he’s not alone

“ “Let me be clear about this: Government should have no role in determining how many family members you may lawfully have in your own...

How do the Subaru Outback and the Volvo V60 Cross Country compare?

The Subaru Outback Subaru More wagon than crossover, the 2020 Subaru Outback, and 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country occupy a unique niche in the market....

My wife pushed me into buying a home because she provided 2/3 of the down payment. Now I’m stuck in a house I hate

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons;I know the voices dying with a dying fallBeneath the music from a farther room.So how should...

My fiancé and I have 3 kids each. My stepson, 16, ‘forgot’ his Christmas gift last year. Should I get him nothing this year?

I have been with my fiancé for over two years, and we each have three kids from previous marriages. Five of the kids get along...

‘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...

A sobering figure for Veterans Day: 200,000 service members owe nearly $3 billion in student loans, and think twice before saying Alex Trebek ‘lost his battle’ with pancreatic cancer

Hi there, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Why Major Biden becoming the first shelter dog in the White House is a big...

You’re Not Crunched for Time, You’re Just Making These 8 Time-Management Mistakes

November 10, 2020 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A couple of weekends ago, I was asked to join a...