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Now for today’s top personal finance stories:
My wife’s father left her a home and money in a trust. This subsidizes our lifestyle. What happens to me if she dies?
‘I am concerned that if something happened, her sisters might try to claim it as family property and say I’m not entitled to it.’ Read More
My second husband, 86, and I have 12 kids between us. He wants me to leave him everything — and will pass on the inheritance to my 5 children
‘He wants to leave the house to his children, but says if I outlive him I can live in it or rent somewhere if I wish to move.’ Read More
I’m a farmer in my late 30s and live a frugal lifestyle. My son has a disability. Should I pay extra on my mortgage — or save for retirement?
‘He has a disability that will likely mean he will be living with us for our entire lives.’ Read More
My second husband doesn’t get along with my son. I brought most of the wealth into our marriage. How do I split my estate?
‘My husband is more interested in dipping deep into our savings, and living it up in retirement while we are young enough to enjoy it.’ Read More
Will you vaccinate your kids against COVID-19 once they’re eligible? Only half of U.S. parents say yes
‘Parents need more education and information to make them comfortable before deciding to vaccinate their child.’ Read More
These are the biggest money goals MarketWatch readers say they have right now
This week, we launched our first-ever money challenge to help people spring clean their finances by focusing on manageable tasks. Read More
‘This is not the time to lessen our efforts’: Americans’ fear of COVID-19 falls to lowest level since April 2020
Most Americans believe that the COVID-19 situation in America is improving, despite evidence of rising cases. Read More
Tastefully restyled Jaguar F-Pace offers new engine choices and improved interior
The compact all-wheel-drive SUV is a head-turner with sporty manners and an interior that blends old English charm with modern technology. Read More
5 financial habits worth keeping after the pandemic
Here are a few habits to consider sticking with even as life starts to return to normal. Read More
Home remodeling trends: What’s in and what’s out for 2021
Yards are being transformed and walls are being repainted in the latest colors, but demand and safety concerns can make the remodeling process much longer. Read More