The Moneyist: ‘I was once an emotionally unkempt individual’: I’m 27, was raised in poverty, andwork in a grocery store. I have $8,000 in debt. Can you help?
The Moneyist Last Updated: March 15, 2023 at 11:09 p.m. ET First Published: March 14, 2023 at 2:03 p.m. ET ‘There is a pressure to turn my finances around because I’m in a seri
The Moneyist: My girlfriend admitted to having ‘some’ student debt, but I just found out she owes $83,000. Should we still plan to buy a house together?
The Moneyist Last Updated: March 15, 2023 at 12:35 a.m. ET First Published: March 15, 2023 at 12:34 a.m. ET ‘I’m not sure it’s my obligation to repay her debt, but her inabil
The Moneyist: ‘I’m not the only person in the U.S. with this problem’: I’m 61, unemployed, and live in a rental. My $50,000 in savings will run out this year. What’s my next move?
The Moneyist Last Updated: March 14, 2023 at 10:49 p.m. ET First Published: March 10, 2023 at 4:59 a.m. ET ‘I quit my job in 2014 in order to take care of my elderly parents so t
The Moneyist: My father’s business is worth millions. He married his caregiver, who is 40 years his junior. He is afraid she will do him harm. How do we stop her inheriting?
My family is dealing with a significant shock. My brother, my sister and I have just found out that our elderly father secretly married his caregiver five years ago and never told
The Moneyist: ‘I felt hoodwinked’: My contractor charged me $3,000 for a new door after quoting me $2,000, so I canceled the job and check. Should I pay his $30 returned-check fee?
I have a moral dilemma that I hope you can help me with. A contractor was recommended to me by a dear friend. He built a set of bookshelves for her living room, and she said he was
The Moneyist: ‘We live in purgatory’: My wife has a multimillion-dollar trust fund, but my mother-in-law controls it. We earn $400,000 and spend beyond our means. What’s our next move?
I’ve been with my wife for 15 years. We’re in our 40s, have two children and are very happy. We both have good jobs and make about $400,000 a year combined. My wife’s grandfa
The Moneyist: ‘My sister is always struggling with money and drugs’: I own a house with my husband and mother. Should we cut my sister out of the family inheritance?
I enjoy your articles and read them frequently. I never thought I would reach out to ask for your advice, but here we are. My husband, mother and I recently purchased a home as joi
The Moneyist: ‘Am I crazy?’ After my mother died, my cousin took her designer purse, and my aunt took 8 paintings from her home — then things really escalated
My mother passed away three months ago after a long and horrible decline due to dementia. This devastated me and my immediate family. I also had to leave my job during this time. M
The Moneyist: ‘She was smart and beautiful’: Our daughter died from alcohol-related causes. Her ex-husband was her beneficiary and promised to give us that money. He has not. Should we pursue him?
Our daughter passed away at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. She had gone through a recent divorce and, as her marriage was falling apart, she had developed a severe drin
The Moneyist: ‘The wheels came off our relationship’: My ex-boyfriend paid $2,000 for a vacation. Now he wants his money back. Am I obligated to pay?
Dear Quentin, I have read your column for years — and like many people, I imagine, never thought I would be writing in myself. But here we are! This letter is not about inheritan