I inherited my father’s home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high. How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

I inherited my father's home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high.  How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

My father gifted his house to his four children too late to be able to qualify for Medicaid (it was inside the 3-year window) and pay for his nursing home. Three of my siblings took a HELOC to pay his bills and keep the house. I did not have the same desire. I paid off … Read more

Airbnb hosts are sick of Airbnb, too | Lifestyles

Airbnb hosts are sick of Airbnb, too |  Lifestyles

Disgruntled Airbnb guests are taking to Twitter and TikTok to vent about everything from cleaning fees to misleading listings. But they aren’t the only ones with complaints: Airbnb hosts themselves have become increasingly disillusioned with the platform and its disrespectful guests. On message boards and Facebook groups, hosts are sharing their own challenges and horror … Read more

Dutch crowds gather for king’s speech, budget presentation

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The first spectators turned out early Tuesday, hoping to catch a glimpse of Dutch royals as the king traveled from his palace in The Hague to a nearby theater to give his annual address to the nation, reviving the pomp-filled public event after two years of pandemic restrictions. Accompanied by royal … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, -5.03% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, +0.05% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

How to find cheaper rental cars and save money on a road trip

How to find cheaper rental cars and save money on a road trip

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. When making your travel budget, don’t assume that lodging and airfare will be your biggest expense. Now, more than ever, rental cars are shaping up to be one of the biggest — and stubbornly high — aspects of people’s vacation budgets. While airfare and lodging prices are … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, -1.99% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Four strategies for finding cheaper flights

Four strategies for finding cheaper flights

Gone are the days of jaw-droppingly low prices on plane tickets. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, airfare has jumped 27.7% in the past year. Although you may not find pandemic flight deals, there are still ways to get a good deal on your tickets. Here are a few methods you can … Read more

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, +2.61% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Planning a big trip for the holidays? How to make sense of travel insurance.

Planning a big trip for the holidays?  How to make sense of travel insurance.

After years of wait and delays, many retirees are planning to travel for the holidays and winter months. ​Booking in advance can be a good way to secure lower prices, but how can you protect your travel investment? Travel insurance is part of the answer and there are different ways to book travel that can … Read more