The MarketWatch Money Challenge Starts Monday!

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TGIF, MarketWatchers. Spring Clean Your Finances starts Monday! Our new money challenge will focus on small, manageable steps you can take to address your financial goals. We will feature your first challenge in this newsletter on Monday and follow us on Instagram.

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And now for today’s top stories:

My aunt replaced me as power of attorney for my grandmother and executor of my grandfather’s $ 1.3 million estate. Should I retaliate? “I didn’t hear about this until a chance meeting today with a family member.” Read more My wife’s father left her a house and money in a trust. This subsidizes our lifestyle. What happens to me if she dies? “I am concerned that if something happened, his sisters might try to claim it as family property and say I have no right to it.” Read more CDC offers travel advice for vaccinated Americans, but falls short of saying it’s okay to get on a plane The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not advise people to start booking flights or making plans for their vacation. summer. Read more ‘It could take more than a year to exit the total jobs deficit’ March marked the strongest job growth the country has seen since the initial recovery faded last summer, but the recovery still has a long way to go, said the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think tank. My parents claimed me on their 2019 taxes and received my third stimulus check, but I don’t qualify on my 2020 taxes. Will the IRS ask them? ‘Am I sure I will spend the money? Or will the Internal Revenue Service want it back when the next tax season rolls around? Read more ‘I cut his hair because he doesn’t pay for a haircut’: My billionaire husband is 90 years old. I’ve looked after him for 41 years, but it doesn’t help my son. ‘I bet you’ve never heard of anyone who has too much money. Read More Weekend says: These investments can help you benefit from Biden‘s $ 2.3 billion spending plan. In addition, New York legalizes marijuana for recreational use; an effective retirement savings plan for low-wage workers; and what to do with that pesky COVID-19 vaccination card. You can toast William Shakespeare’s birthday with a Bard-inspired beer. Rogue Ales says that adding nitro in the carbonation process “provides a smooth, creamy mouthfeel” to their Shakespeare Stout Nitro. These are the jobs that Biden’s American Employment Plan would create, plus how much they pay and what training is needed President Joe Biden says his $ 2.3 trillion infrastructure package, along with the American Bailout Plan, would eventually create 19 million of new jobs. Americans increased their charitable giving in 2020, helped by stimulus checks and a stock market rally Giving Tuesday saw a ‘measurable rise’ in donations of $ 1,200 and $ 2,400 after the first round of stimulus checks. read more