Americans are souring on the housing market and California is now giving residents up to $1,050 of ‘inflation relief’ — here’s who is eligible

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September jobs report highlights major shift in white-collar work — as Labor Department plans changes to jobs questionnaire

‘The old question was becoming less relevant,’ said Daniel Zhao, senior economist at Glassdoor. Read More

California is now giving residents up to $1,050 of ‘inflation relief’ — here’s who is eligible

In California, 23 million taxpayers are getting inflation relief money.
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‘His father enjoys having control’: My friend’s dad forced him to open a bank account in both their names, and confiscated his state I.D. What can he do?

‘His father enjoys having control, and says he has to keep control over the money so his son won’t “waste it.”’ Read More

Alec Baldwin Lists His Enormous Hamptons Farmhouse for $29M

Alec Baldwin has listed his massive farmhouse in Amagansett, NY, for a jaw-dropping $29 million. Read More

Weekend reads: How the Fed’s punishing policy can set you up for massive gains in the stock market

Also, an offramp for I-bonds, how to handle a car lease and a much improved landscape for lifetime annuity income. Read More

Americans are souring on the housing market. Home buyer sentiment hits lowest level since 2011 — and mortgage rates reach 7%.

Spooked by higher mortgage rates and elevated home prices, home purchase sentiment has dropped, Fannie Mae said. Read More

What to do if you go over, or way over, your car lease miles

Here are your options if you know you’re close to the mileage limit on your lease, or have exceeded it already. Read More

When buying a used EV is a smart move — and when it’s not

Buying an EV is different in many ways from purchasing a gas vehicle. Here’s a look at the key differences and how they change the buying equation. Read More