Personal Finance Daily: How 2020 candidates would tackle disease outbreaks like coronavirus, and outstanding auto-loan balances just hit a new record and delinquencies are on the rise — should you be concerned?
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‘I’m apprehensive about where I stand.’ My husband of 5 years inherited his parents’ Californian home and didn’t put my name on the deed — what should I do?
‘I understand an inheritance is not community property unless you make it so. If the shoe were on the other foot, I would have added his name to the deed.’
Outstanding auto-loan balances just hit a new record and delinquencies are on the rise — should you be concerned?
Nearly $ 66 billion of the $ 1.33 trillion in outstanding auto loans were over 90 days delinquent in the fourth quarter of 2019, up from $ 57 billion for the same period last year.
‘My husband’s ex-mistress is ruining our life.’ She claims she gave birth to his child and is extorting us for money
‘After he signed a waiver, I removed my husband as beneficiary from my retirement accounts, and he took his name off our joint checking and savings accounts.’
The Affordable Care Act is more popular now than when Obama was president
Yet partisanship has not subsided when it comes to overall views of the law, studies suggest.
‘I’m worried that my daughter would blow through her inheritance.’ My family has a trust fund worth $ 6 million. Should I keep this money a secret from my kids?
‘My children had a lot of difficulty growing up and their father enabled a lot of behavior by giving them money well into their adulthood.’
My husband watches TV all day while I cook and clean. He has a monthly income of $ 8K and a P.O. box to hide his finances. I found his will — and it left me reeling
‘He never leaves his wallet on the table.’
How 2020 candidates would tackle disease outbreaks like coronavirus
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar and former Vice President Joe Biden have outlined how they would address outbreaks like COVID-19.
‘They’re looking at where you live.’ If you’re wealthy and haven’t filed your taxes, the IRS could soon be ringing your doorbell
IRS audits have been sliding for years as the federal tax collector’s staffing has been reduced.
This diet will help reduce your risk of heart disease, scientists say
Researchers evaluated the coronary health of 760 women over a decade to figure out how what we eat affects our heart health.
Morgan Stanley is paying $ 2,500 per customer for E-Trade. You can earn a $ 3,500 sign-up bonus for signing with a new broker — with one big catch
‘Moving a balance to a new brokerage can net you a nice reward.’
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Tonight’s Democratic debate likely to feature attacks on both big spender Mike Bloomberg and front-runner Bernie Sanders
Analysts say moderate contenders can’t let Bloomberg off the hook, while Sanders “will have a target on his back” because of his bigger-than-expected win over the weekend in Nevada’s caucuses.
Why is humanity so reluctant to save itself from climate change?
The biggest challenge in saving the planet from climate change isn’t technical, it’s political.
Trump says Ginsburg and Sotomayor should recuse themselves from cases involving the president
President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on two Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from cases involving him, saying comments they have made are “inappropriate.”
Fed’s Clarida says ‘still too soon to even speculate’ about impact of coronavirus
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said it was ‘still too soon to even speculate’ about whether effects of coronavirus will lead central bank to cut interest rates
Watch CNN’s Jim Acosta tangle with President Trump over who lies more
CNN’s chief White House correspondent asked the president in New Delhi, India if he would pledge to reject foreign interference in the 2020 election. But, as one might expect, it quickly turned nasty.