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Why wealthy second-home owners are buying on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
The Eastern Shore of Maryland has long been viewed as an economic and social backwater. These days, that’s turning out to be an attractive characteristic for families looking for vacation homes in secluded locations. The Escape Home’s Constance Mitchell Ford has the scoop. Read More
NBA Legend Dwyane Wade Sells His Miami Beach Mansion for $22M
The retired NBA star Dwyane Wade has scooped up a buyer for his Miami Beach mansion, the Wall Street Journal reported. He and his wife, the actress Gabrielle Union, have reportedly made a deal for $22 million. Read More
‘She is an enabler who refuses to admit it’: My mother sold her house to my brother and offered me 10% of the proceeds. Is that fair?
‘My brother continues to be coddled by our mother. He’s over 30 with no job, and my mother is still paying his bills and even doing his laundry.’ Read More
Weekend reads: Everything you need to know about inflation in the U.S.
Also, a big bitcoin hack, meme-stock analysis, the red-hot car market and a quest for the perfect cheap retirement location. Read More
178 Houston hospital workers were told to get vaccinated — or be fired. Now their case will be heard in federal court
‘Everybody’s going to be watching it,’ one lawyer said ahead of a Friday court hearing. Read More
Nantucket’s short-term rental war is pitting ‘neighbor against neighbor’
Two wealthy summer residents led a battle over Article 90, a proposal that sought to cut the number and duration of vacation rentals allowed on the Massachusetts island Read More
An inflation storm is coming for the U.S. housing market
Some economists suggest the government may be misunderstanding the size of the problem. Read More
This mezcal is a Mexican-French hybrid
The smoky spirit gets a hint of fruitiness from Bordeaux barrels Read More
New bill would give donor-advised funds deadlines for distributing billions of dollars to charities
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley said such money is ‘sitting stagnant to provide tax advantages for some and management fees for others.’ Read More
Buying an EV is a different game in some ways—how to get the best deal
While much of the conventional car-buying advice still applies, with electric cars, a few other steps can save you thousands of dollars. Read More