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Seaking Peace Within Feb. 16, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Our 48-year-old daughter decided four years ago to legally change her name and deny us a... Read More

January 29, 2020 Jan. 29, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Last summer, my 19-year-old college student granddaughter asked to rent my basement bedr... Read More

Don't Look Back Jan. 03, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I've dated my boyfriend for more than 12 years. We got along fine when his grown kids we... Read More

5 Home-Buying Mistakes That Will Make You House Poor Nov. 06, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Buying a home is likely the largest purchase you will ever make. This is not the time to make mistak... Read More

How To Live on a Budget and Love It Nov. 05, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

For many years I wouldn't have anything to do with a budget because I couldn't stand the idea of any... Read More

September 28, 2019 Sep. 28, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: When my daughter graduated high school, my husband and I agreed that she could live with... Read More

Prepare Yourself for Illegal Tactics Sep. 19, 2019

At Work

Q: I question our new manager's ethics. She has been on the job at our senior complex for only sever... Read More

To Rent or to Sell? Aug. 20, 2019

The Real Estate Expert

Should I rent my property, or should I sell it? Many homeowners are in the position where they do no... Read More

Displaced Dad May. 27, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: You've printed letters about grandchildren sleeping with the grandparents. What do you t... Read More

The Gift You Will Never Regret Giving Yourself Apr. 17, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the years, I've had many wonderful opportunities to address audiences large and small at all ki... Read More

Finagling Freeloaders Mar. 11, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 27 years, and I always had a good relationship wi... Read More

Wanting to Make Amends Aug. 18, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: As a college student with no job, I made the foolish decision to sign a lease with a fri... Read More

Sears and Coke Oct. 11, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Sears finally reported a profit last May — $2.28 a share. My stockbroker had m... Read More

Timeshare Worked Out Jan. 01, 2017

House Calls

Dear Edith: I want to share my story and that of my siblings. There are three of us. We inherited a ... Read More

Think of Interest as Rent Sep. 25, 2016

House Calls

Dear Ms. Lank: I inherited some money when my grandmother died last winter, and as you wrote in a re... Read More

Messy Renters May. 29, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Because the cost of living is so high around here, I now rent bedrooms in my home to a c... Read More

Investing in Land May. 08, 2016

House Calls

Dear Ms. Lank: My wife and I have thought for some time about becoming real-estate investors. Do you... Read More

Relief in Sight for Renters Feb. 08, 2016

Open House

Steadily rising rents have created a major problem for many families. In some cases, it has made it ... Read More

No More Missis Nice Grandma Dec. 03, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My granddaughter, "Tara," is 27 and a single mother of a 4-year-old daughter. I have bee... Read More

Apartment for Rent: Will Consider Islamic Refugee Nov. 30, 2015

Marc Dion

I own a 100-year-old three-decker house in a Massachusetts mill town. Each floor is its own apartmen... Read More