T/personal-finance

  1. Faith-Based Investing Makes Up Ground in Gains and Convenience Business, May 14

    Investing according to theological beliefs “is much easier to do now,” a wealth adviser said. It’s also as profitable as investing without a religious screen, and no more risky.

  2. How to Navigate a Hot Housing Market Business, May 14

    Competition for homes in many cities is leading potential buyers to take steps they may not have considered a short time ago, including waiving the inspection.

  3. The Gateses’ Public Split Spotlights a Secretive Fortune Business, May 13

    Their marital estate is enormous and complex, containing assets as varied as stocks and farmland. Divvying it up could have implications for philanthropy.

  4. 7 Steps to Take Now to Catch Up on Retirement Savings Sunday Business, May 8

    Even if your finances weren’t devastated by the pandemic recession, many Americans have not yet started saving. Here’s what you can do.

  5. High Schools Are Posting Their College Lists. Don’t Be Misled. Business, May 7

    The rosters showing where seniors are headed say little about the role that money and value played in their decisions.

  6. Beware of Car Towing Companies That Patrol Private Parking Lots Business, May 7

    Your car may have been towed for legitimate reasons — you parked in a loading zone, for instance. But in some cases, you may have been the victim of a towing company looking to earn fees.

  7. Help Wanted: Someone With Money and Connections Business, May 7

    SPACs have taken off during the pandemic, and they’re looking for directors who can help find a company to merge with.

  8. Buying an Electric Vehicle? Here Is Some Advice. Business, May 4

    Buying an electric car can be exciting and bewildering. Consider what kind of car you want and need and where you will charge.

  9. Banks Were Allowed to Give People More Access to Savings in the Pandemic Business, April 30

    But the rule change by the Federal Reserve Board didn’t require banks to drop their limits, and some haven’t.

  10. How the Wealthy Are Trying to Anticipate Biden’s Tax Increases Business, April 30

    Financial advisers say they have been flooded with calls from clients who are trying to predict which of President Biden’s tax proposals will become law.

  11. It’s Not Just the Really Wealthy Who Face Tax Increases Business, April 30

    Financial advisers say they have been flooded with calls from clients who are trying to predict which of President Biden’s tax proposals will become law.

  12. She Bought a Truck on eBay, Then Forgot It. A Dementia Diagnosis Came Later. Sunday Business, April 29

    Impulsive purchases, out-of-control spending: These behaviors can be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive decline.

  13. She Bought a Truck on eBay, Then Forgot It. A Dementia Diagnosis Came Later. Sunday Business, April 29

    Impulsive purchases, out-of-control spending: These behaviors can be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive decline.

  14. Trading Stock Tips on TikTok, Newbies Are Deeply Invested in Learning Business, April 28

    Self-taught and sharing what they’ve found out, a new generation of retail investors is taking the markets — and not memes — seriously.

  15. How Identity Thieves Took My Wife for a Ride Business, April 27

    Auto insurers try to make it easy to sign up for a policy. Those efforts have given an opening to scammers.

  16. You Still Have Time to Ask Colleges for More Financial Aid Business, April 23

    Here are some tips on appealing your offer, especially if your finances have changed. Schools “are keenly aware” of flexibility needs, one expert says.

  17. Wealthy Families Look to Help Family Businesses in the Pandemic Business, April 23

    For the wealthy, an investment that gets around funds’ high fees and may earn good returns. And for the companies, a needed infusion of cash when other options have disappeared.