Dear Quentin, I got back with my ex-husband for our kids, thinking it would be better to raise them in a two-parent home. We had a bitter divorce and I’m the one who paid for it, both financially and emotionally. I got back with him, as our daughter is...
Dear Quentin, I have a mundane First World problem that may or may not warrant your attention. But I read your column and thought you could help me. It’s something that has been troubling me for some time. Should I buy a $30,000 piece of jewelry? I have...
Credit Suisse Group AG said Friday that its chairman of the risk committee won't stand for re-election at the bank's shareholders meeting. Andreas Gottschling was facing criticism after a $5.5 billion loss from hedge-fund Archegos Capital Management. Norges Bank Investment Management, which has a stake of around 3% in...
London Stock Exchange Group PLC said Wednesday that pro forma total income for the first quarter rose on an underlying basis, and that its integration of data provider Refinitiv is well under way. The stock-exchange and financial-information company said pro forma total income--excluding recoveries--for the first three months of...
UBS Group AG said it lost $774 million from the implosion last month of Archegos Capital Management, a bigger hit than analysts expected, deepening the damage caused by the fund. Switzerland's biggest bank by assets said it lost the money from closing out a U.S. fund's trades. It took...
Dear Quentin, I have dated my fiancée for just over three years. Within those three years, I have been severed from a job and spent two years unemployed looking for a new job. I have a new job, making roughly 75% of what I previously made, but it is...
As of last month, the U.S. poverty rate has been on an upward trajectory. Between February and March, the rate of poverty in the U.S. increased by 0.5 percentage points to 11.7%, resulting in the highest level since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, though the change wasn’t statistically...
Dear Quentin, I divorced my former husband in 2011. There were many reasons we didn’t get along, but one of them was finances. He would just decide to do something with our money or my inheritance money, and not even ask me first. This was the way my...
Dear Quentin, My coworker has spent the past few months prepping her house for sale. She currently lives with other family members due to the high cost of housing in our area, but this has also afforded her a big opportunity to sell up. (We live in the Denver...