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‘Grant Bae was a scam’: FTC shuts down grant-writing service they say ripped off dozens of minority-owned businesses during the pandemic
Regulators say Traeshonna Graham claimed to secure grants for struggling businesses for thousands in fees but never delivered. Read More
Believe it or not, gas prices have been edging down ahead of Fourth of July — here’s why
National gas price averages have been dropping since mid-June, AAA data says Read More
The cities where housing costs are poised to drop in the next couple of years, according to one expert: ‘We’ve squeezed a decade of home-price appreciation into a year and a half’
John Burns Real Estate Consulting, like others in the field, is expecting a slowdown in housing. Read More
Good news: These 3 states and 3 cities will increase their minimum wage on July 1. Do you live in one of them?
America’s federal minimum wage has remained at $7.25 since 2009. Read More
I’m a recent widow. I’m building a house on my son’s and daughter-in-law’s land. Do I have legal ownership? What if they decide to sell, divorce, or die before me?
‘They want me to move nearby, as I lost my spouse recently.’ Read More
Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf: ‘Real-estate values moderating in the long term are a good thing’
Scharf said his company was experiencing a ‘huge decline’ in mortgage applications. Read More
The rational approach you can take when a friend or family member owes you money
You helped them out. But what should you do when they don’t pay you back? Consider these options. Read More
4 types of cars you should never let your teen buy, and why a Tesla might be among them
If your kid wants a car, start with some ground rules to establish boundaries. Here are the ‘no go zones’ to keep your child safe, on track and within budget. Read More
Common IRA rollover tax traps — and how to avoid them
It’s way too easy to run afoul of punitive tax rules when you do an IRA rollover. Read More
Another reason to swap your gas stove? Study finds cancer-causing chemicals in natural gas
Harvard study finds the natural gas that lights gas stoves for home and professional cooks contains low concentrations of several chemicals linked to cancer. Read More