‘Genetics Isn’t Everything’: You Can Clone Your Dog or Cat, But Should You?

The clock started ticking over 20 years ago when the world said, “Hi, Dolly.” The first cloned sheep. At that point, it was only a matter of time before producing gene duplicates for all kinds of animals became a buzz thing. It’s time for dogs, cats, and many other household pets (not to mention the … Read more

My wife agreed to be a surety for her son’s rent without telling me. His car has been recovered for non-payment of his loan. What should I do?

Dear Quentin, About four days ago, I got an email from my wife’s bank saying someone had requested her login username via password reset. When I asked my wife about it, she said she had forgotten her username and was trying to get my stepson access to her portal so he could download some of … Read more

An Israeli tanker was hit by a drone. Iran releases two Greek tankers

Dubai United Arab Emirates — An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire was hit by a drone carrying bombs off the coast of Oman, officials said Wednesday, amid escalating tensions with Iran. while, Greece Iran said Iran had released two Greek oil tankers that Tehran had held since May. A defense official in the … Read more

I’m a flight attendant, I’m 61 and I want to retire at 70. I’m going to get a $900 pension a month and I’ll get Social Security, but I only have $150,000 in my 401(k). Should I get professional help?

This hostess is looking for financial help from a counselor, but how should she choose the right person? Getty Images A question: I think I need a financial advisor. I am 61 years old and plan to retire at 70. I am a flight attendant and will have a pension of just over $900 a … Read more

Australia blames Russians for health insurance data theft

Canberra, Australia – Moscow must hold Russian cybercriminals accountable for hacking AustraliaLarger health Australian officials said on Friday that the insurance company is dumping customers’ personal medical records on the dark web. The Australian Federal Police has taken the unusual step of blaming unresolved people cyber crime It resulted in the theft of personal data … Read more

North Korea denies US allegations that it sent artillery shells to Russia

Seoul, South Korea — North Korea has denied US allegations that it is shipping artillery shells and ammunition to Russia for use in its war against it. UkraineThe United States was accused on Tuesday of lying. The refusal comes after dozens of weapons tests by North Korea, including short-range missiles potentially capable of carrying nuclear … Read more

The end of a pandemic earnings boom looms as holiday expectations disappoint

The seemingly sustained large corporate earnings growth during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be coming to an end this holiday season, as the post-lockdown rebound belies price hikes, recession fears and tough year-over-year comparisons. S&P 500 SPX Index It is now expected to post a year-over-year profit decline in the fourth quarter, after forecasts from … Read more

Personal Savings Declined – How to Increase Your Savings in a Recession

With the red flags still going on, that’s a big deal. Americans’ personal savings plummeted this year, To reach $629 billion in the second quarter of 2022According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. That’s down from $1.98 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, and $4.85 trillion in the second quarter of 2020, … Read more

China tops the United States for the first time in the ranking of “best” universities in the world

China has overtaken the United States in a major ranking of the best universities in the world. Of the 2,000 schools from more than 90 countries ranked by US News & World Report, the list is ranked by 338 Chinese universities, compared to 280 in the US. It is the first time that China has … Read more

“We will not live beyond our money”: How do we give $10,000 to our nephews and nephews without offending the rest of the family?

My husband and I knew we had collected a large enough nest egg and would not live beyond our money. We have always intended to recognize our nephews and nephews in our will with a modest gift ($10,000 or less). However, we hope to have many more years left. Most of our nephews and nephews … Read more