Tag: media

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...

Lachlan Murdoch dismisses Anti-Defamation League complaint, says Fox sees no problem with Tucker Carlson’s ‘replacement theory’ remarks

“Fox Corporation shares your values and abhors anti-semitism, white supremacy and racism of any kind,” Murdoch wrote ADL chief executive Jonathan Greenblatt on Sunday. “In...

Facebook opposes adding civil-rights expert to its board

For the second year in a row, Facebook Inc., which is no stranger to civil-rights issues and controversies, is urging shareholders to vote against a...

My second husband, 86, and I have 12 kids between us. He wants me to leave him everything — and will pass on the inheritance to my 5 children

My second husband, previously divorced, is 86 years old and has been putting off setting up a trust for 10 years. We have 12 children...

My husband doesn’t get along with my son. I brought most of the wealth into our marriage. How do I split my estate?

Dear Quentin, How do couples typically handle their estates in a second marriage? My husband and I have been married for seven years, and it...

I’m 30. My wife is 34. We saved $350K and I have $350K saved for retirement. Should we pay cash for a home — or take out a mortgage and invest it?

Dear Quentin, After finishing graduate school, my wife and I decided to pay off all our debt before buying a home, or anything for that...

I’m 60 and lost my job due to COVID-19. My husband makes $150K. We saved $1.3 million. Do I resign myself to early retirement?

Dear Quentin, I was laid off due to COVID-19 last year. I want to work, but looking for something close to home isn’t panning out,...

My stepmother got nothing when my father died, per their prenup. She asked me to buy her a home. What should I do?

Dear Quentin, My dad recently passed away. My stepmother and he signed a prenup where she gets nothing. Because she has nothing, she has asked...

‘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.’...

My parents claimed me on their 2019 taxes and received my third stimulus check, but I don’t qualify based on my 2020 taxes. Will the IRS ask for it back?

Dear Quentin, I’m confused. My parents claimed me on their 2019 taxes (which was fine and agreed upon). However, I got married and filed my...

My wife’s father left her a home and money in a trust. This subsidizes our lifestyle. What happens to me if she dies?

Dear Quentin, I live in Pennsylvania. Four years ago, my father-in-law died, leaving a trust for my wife and her two sisters. They each received...

My aunt took over from me as my grandmother’s power of attorney and executor of my grandfather’s $1.3 million estate. Should I retaliate?

Dear Quentin, My grandfather recently passed away, and my grandmother has been declared mentally deficient enough that her insurance paid for full-time care in a...

‘I cut his hair because he won’t pay for a haircut’: My multimillionaire husband is 90. I’ve looked after him for 41 years, but he won’t help my son

My husband and I are both on our second marriage, and we have been married for 41 years. He has three sons from his previous...

Here are the ETFs to help you invest in the Biden infrastructure plan

As President Joe Biden unveils the massive infrastructure package known as The American Jobs Plan, there are some stocks and exchange-traded funds that will benefit....

I’m 68, earn $130,000 and love eco-travel in Peru, Brazil and Africa. I want to travel while I can, but I’m scared to stop working

Dear Quentin, I’m a 68-year-old guy having just worked from home for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I earn about $130,000 a year...

Betting on the post-pandemic boom? Bank of America has 17 stock recommendations

Here’s one possible all-clear signal. COVID-19 is no longer a “tail risk” for investors, the first time since February 2020, says Bank of America in...

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...

I gave my ex-husband half of the first two stimulus payments for our child. He calls me a ‘monster.’ What do I do with the third?

How much of the child stimulus money should I give my ex-husband, the father of my one child? Our tax agreement is to trade years,...

Bingeing March Madness: Here’s how to stream the 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament

There are plenty of ways to stream March Madness, but for hardcore cord-cutters, the options are severely limited. The 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament tips off...

‘We are weary’: Life in Italy, one year after national lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19

COMO, Italy — As Maestro Vanni Moretto walks across the stage, the only sound that can be heard is the echo of his footsteps as...

‘My husband told me that my $1,400 stimulus check will be spent on aluminum siding on our home.’ What can I do?

I am one of very few women in this country dreading the most recent stimulus check. As soon as I heard the stimulus bill passed,...

Senior members of military call out Tucker Carlson for mocking women serving in armed forces: His words ‘don’t reflect our values’

Carlson, who is effectively the face of Fox and hosts the top show on the right-wing channel, ridiculed President Joe Biden Tuesday for saying that...

COVID brought us a year of epic uncertainty — but here’s what I know for sure

How are you? It’s been quite a year. It’s exactly one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus public-health emergency a “pandemic.” Looking...

‘Adversity + Planning = Growth’: Harry and Meghan were preparing a financial break for the border their entire lives

On a scale of 1 to 10, Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey was a 50. Allegations of racism within the royal household and conversations...