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Now time for today's best personal finance stories:
My cautionary story – after a $ 11 mistake on my 2020 tax return, my $ 11,000 refund and incentive is now in limbo
"Because of my mistake, I am still waiting for our $ 5,400 refund and our $ 5,600 incentive payment." Read more
In a world of #fakenews, more Americans are getting their COVID-related news from the same place
Social media doesn't help people distinguish between what's real and what's fake, but this class of publications can. read more
I am 30. My wife is 34. We saved $ 350,000 and I saved $ 325,000 for retirement. Should we pay cash for a house – or take out a mortgage and invest it?
"We've rented cheaply for the past three years and live like I was still a very poor student. During this time we have paid off all our debts. 'Read more
10 countries where vaccinated Americans are allowed to travel, but it won't come cheap
Several countries are relaxing restrictions on fully vaccinated people who want to go on vacation, although public health officials have maintained warnings against unnecessary travel. read more
Hot Tickets: 10 In-Demand Cities Where Home Prices Are Rising Most (Some Will Surprise You)
Has the arrival of spring ever seemed so late? Renewal! Longer days and warmer nights! This would normally be the long-awaited start of the peak season for homebuyers looking to buy or trade their first home for a larger one. But if we've learned anything since the start of the pandemic, it's that the current housing market is anything but normal. read more
A Forgotten Chapter in American History: When Women Had to Choose Between Mortgages and Motherhood
Less than 50 years ago, many mortgage lenders refused to consider a woman's income. Some asked women for letters promising that they would go back to work if they had a baby. Others asked for statements from their doctors that they were using birth control – or worse. read more
Americans use this round of incentive checks differently than previous payments
On average, households received $ 3,162 on average in the third round of stimulus payments. read more
I am a farmer in my late thirties and I live frugally. My son has a disability. Do I have to pay extra for my mortgage – or do I have to save for my pension?
"He has a disability, which probably means he will live with us all our lives." Read more
15-minute over-the-counter COVID-19 tests come to a store near you – so how much do they cost?
Rather than making an appointment or sending sample collections to a lab, Americans will soon be able to complete COVID-19 testing at home. read more
Disneyland reopens this month: expect fewer rides, no meet-and-greets – and shorter queues
The Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks will reopen this month after being closed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more
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