Personal Finance Daily: Two-thirds of households are preparing for recession and brokers are allegedly erasing client complaints from a popular investor website

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Two-thirds of households preparing for recession, even as U.S. economy continues to grow

Geopolitical news, including Brexit and trade conflict between the U.S. and other countries, have continued to cast clouds.

My dad is moving into a condo with his ‘lady friend’ — will he have to deplete his savings to pay for her health care?

‘He wants her to live out her life in the condo should he pass away before her.’

Jennifer Aniston declined my ‘Friends’ request — but just racked up 9.4M followers on Instagram in 24 hours

‘Friends’ celebrated its 25th anniversary last month, but the actress who played Rachel Green still doesn’t do Facebook.

My stepfather died and left my mother, his wife of 21 years, nothing — now my step-siblings have taken control of his estate

‘His life insurance was supposed to go to my mother, but that policy was terminated a few months prior to his death due to a missed payment.’

Andrew Yang says $1,000 a month for every American will create a ‘trickle-up economy’ — here’s what 2020 Democrats say about universal basic income

Candidates clashed at Tuesday’s debate over whether UBI, a $15 minimum wage, or guaranteed federal jobs would be better.

Women have made gains in the C-suite, but they still face one critical ‘broken rung’ on the corporate ladder

Just 72 women for every 100 men are promoted and hired as managers, a new study says.

Twice as many copies of the Constitution have sold during Trump’s presidency as during Obama’s first term

Though sales have been brisk throughout the Trump era, they’ve surged during certain events, according to NPD Bookscan.

Report: Brokers are erasing customer complaints from popular investor website

Brokers have been asking for their complaint records on BrokerCheck to be wiped clean at soaring rates.

Americans are not a fan of universal basic income for families, but these two G7 countries feel very differently

Democratic candidate Andrew Yang has said he wants to give $1,000 to every American adult.

Read this before taking out another retail credit card

There’s been a worrying trend with retail credit cards, and it doesn’t appear to be improving.

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Joe Biden hits Donald Trump with a blunt message about corruption

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden delivered a Twitter ultimatum to Trump on Wednesday.

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Fed Beige Book reports ‘slight’ growth in some regions

The U.S. economy was barely growing in some regions of the country, according to the Federal Reserve’s anecdotal report on business conditions collected in the Beige Book.

The U.S. is nowhere near the top of this list of the world’s most reputable countries

Scandinavian nations top the best places in the Reputation Institute’s rankings.

Home builders haven’t been this optimistic since early 2018 — and falling mortgage rates are the reason

Home builders are gung-ho again thanks to dramatically lower mortgage rates. A survey of home-builder sentiment surged in October to a 20-month high.