My wife agreed to be a surety for her son’s rent without telling me. His car has been recovered for non-payment of his loan. What should I do?

Dear Quentin, About four days ago, I got an email from my wife’s bank saying someone had requested her login username via password reset. When I asked my wife about it, she said she had forgotten her username and was trying to get my stepson access to her portal so he could download some of … Read more

How to live as an entrepreneur

font size In moving forward as an entrepreneur, you will discover that all the skills you master in between working hours will be useful in your personal life, too, writes Noam Wasserman. Dream time About the author: Noam Wasserman He is the Dean of the SA Sims School of Business at Yeshiva University and a … Read more

The end of a pandemic earnings boom looms as holiday expectations disappoint

The seemingly sustained large corporate earnings growth during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be coming to an end this holiday season, as the post-lockdown rebound belies price hikes, recession fears and tough year-over-year comparisons. S&P 500 SPX Index It is now expected to post a year-over-year profit decline in the fourth quarter, after forecasts from … Read more

20 dividend stocks that might be safer if the Fed causes a recession

Investors cheered when last week’s report showed the economy expanded in the third quarter after successive contractions. But it’s too soon to be excited, because the Federal Reserve has so far given no indication that it is about to stop raising interest rates at the fastest pace in decades. Below is a list of dividend … Read more

AMD lowered the earnings bar, but there is still intrigue in one result

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. It has already lowered expectations about its financial performance with a caveat, but there is still some intrigue about the chipmaker’s earnings report. AMD AMD, + 5.82% It is due to report third-quarter earnings after markets close Tuesday, and analysts will closely monitor the company’s data center business for signs of … Read more

Personal Savings Declined – How to Increase Your Savings in a Recession

With the red flags still going on, that’s a big deal. Americans’ personal savings plummeted this year, To reach $629 billion in the second quarter of 2022According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. That’s down from $1.98 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, and $4.85 trillion in the second quarter of 2020, … Read more

Here’s what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in November 2022

Amazon’s Prime Video has a bunch of original movies coming in November, along with a solid slate of older movies. This month’s big new series is Western Drama “English” (November 11), starring Emily Blunt (“A Quiet Place”) as an aristocratic Englishwoman who teams up with a Pawnee scout (Chaske Spencer of “The Twilight Saga”) to … Read more

“We will not live beyond our money”: How do we give $10,000 to our nephews and nephews without offending the rest of the family?

My husband and I knew we had collected a large enough nest egg and would not live beyond our money. We have always intended to recognize our nephews and nephews in our will with a modest gift ($10,000 or less). However, we hope to have many more years left. Most of our nephews and nephews … Read more

This is not a QE or QT. This is not any of those. Why is the US Treasury exploring debt buybacks

The US Treasury said Friday it plans to start talking to primary dealers in late October about the possibility that it could begin buying back some of its old debt to help avoid disrupting market functions. The plan, if adopted, would mark a milestone in the roughly $22.6 trillion US government bond market, the world’s … Read more

Opinion: Mark Zuckerberg’s massive bet on virtual reality is about to meet actual reality, and it won’t be pretty

Mark Zuckerberg is targeting corporate users with Meta Platforms Inc’s expensive new virtual reality headset. Even if the Meta Quest Pro manages to attract remote workers, the timing couldn’t be worse. In a keynote speech at the META, -1.54% Annual Developers Conference Tuesday, Zuckerberg unveils its latest VR headset at a whopping $1,499It is scheduled … Read more