Lisa Rowan
lisatella
Personal finance writer, Lifehacker
1:35 PM
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Could you enlist a trustworthy non-family member to help her? Or, when proposing you take her to update her will, you could propose some rules of engagement- perhaps that you won’t be in the room when she’s discussing the changes. Curious what others would recommend, too!

12/10/19
3:22 PM
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Hostility excused, as a reader I know it can be frustrating! 

12/10/19
2:50 PM
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Look, the headline is purely snark and grocery shopping frustration, but you raise a good point. According to the CDC, food-borne illness has increased. But I also think awareness and connectivity (social media, etc.) are a factor in connecting the dots to identify an outbreak. 

12/10/19
2:16 PM
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Thanks for pointing that out - I can only blame my own comprehension skills. Consider it fixed!

12/9/19
12:28 PM
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You could do the same thing I was instructed to do. If you haven’t seen him and aren’t a cosigner of some sort on that debt, it doesn’t seem to be your problem!

12/6/19
5:07 PM
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I had this happen a few years ago. I had an old crown come loose and booked the first appointment I could get at a dentist office I could walk to (I need to Xanax up before getting dental work). The dentist handed me an order for crowns to replace every one of my metal fillings, to the tune of $6,000. I got the Read more

12/5/19
5:25 PM
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What’s not working correctly for you? I obviously can’t fix anything, but I’m curious. 

12/4/19
11:02 AM
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I’ve found that store credit cards tend to do this more than others. Definitely good to check before agreeing to the terms! Any recommendations for no-transfer-fee cards? 

12/3/19
4:59 PM
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You can visit whoever the heck you want as long as you don’t shout at me about it.

11/26/19
3:46 PM
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Deleting your comment was not intentional, but you’re correct that I should have noted the edited quote. I’ve added a note to reflect the change.

11/26/19
2:36 PM
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Yes, that does look confusing, doesn’t it. I’ll clarify the quote to indicate reduced pricing, not reduced savings.

11/26/19
10:03 AM
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You’re right - 37% of people reported having a package stolen during December. I must have been *really* concerned about all those packages. Fixing it - thanks!

11/25/19
4:09 PM
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You’re lowering your taxable income, but your wages are what come into play for Social Security. Plus, those wages get indexed to account for inflation. 

11/25/19
2:30 PM
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It’s two names for what is usually the same thing. HSAs are very different, but an FSA is always money you put aside pre-tax for your eligible medical costs.