Quentin Fottrell, Moneyish

Quentin Fottrell


New York, NY, United States

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  • Cashay
  • realtor.com
  • New York Post
  • Barron's
  • Heat Street
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Recent articles by Quentin:

Remote work has fueled U.S. house prices during the pandemic — so what happens when people return to the office?

'Our results also imply that the future path of housing costs may depend critically on the path of remote work,' two economists wrote in a new paper. → Read More

Data from 2.1 million students in 10,000 schools reveal the impact of remote learning: lower academic achievement and reduced socio-economic mobility

The researchers issued a stark warning regarding remote learning for children. → Read More

A number of U.S. states have laws that would 'trigger' a ban on abortion if Roe v. Wade was overturned

If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, what happens next? → Read More

My stepfather died. He inherited my late mother’s estate and always said he’d take care of us in his will. How do I tactfully broach this issue with his children?

‘Over the years, he told my grandmother and others that he was going to take care of that by putting us in his will.’ → Read More

'Please help!' It seems like I have been paying my child's student loan forever. How much longer must I pay it off?

‘Someone told me that when my husband passed away, even though we were divorced at the time, I wouldn’t have to keep paying the loan.’ → Read More

Twitter has a user problem — and it’s got nothing to do with Elon Musk

The Tesla founder wants to buy Twitter in a deal valuing the social-media company at more than $43 billion. → Read More

‘I feel incredibly guilty’: My sister is unemployed and my brother makes $40,000. Should I offer to match their 529 plan contributions for their kids?

‘My wife and I currently make $250,000 a year, which will climb north of $500,000 in the next few years.’ → Read More

The ‘best-paid internship’ in America pays almost $10,000 a month

Glassdoor released its list of top internships for 2022, and tech jobs dominated the list. → Read More

‘I looked at him with a confused expression’: Is this the most outrageous request for a tip you’ve ever heard?

‘I could not believe they were asking for a tip on a $3,000 purchase!’ → Read More

‘Enough touchscreen tipping already! I’m over it’: Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, do I have to tip for coffee, ice cream and takeout? Am I being cheap?

'The online-order service request a tip. Am I supposed to now tip before I pick up my own food?' → Read More

‘For my sister, enough is never enough’: She thinks our family’s money is hers. How do I stop her from treating me and our wealthy parents like an ATM?

‘My parents had saved and put together an estate of about $7 million by the time my dad retired 10 years ago.’ → Read More

Rick Steves, and other travel-industry players shun Russia: 'A war in Ukraine is as far from our European vacation dreams as a war in Guatemala would be from Texas or Florida'

Airlines, cruise ships and travel-industry tour operators all respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

‘We're like rats in a cage’: All the unexpected reasons workers are calling it quits during the Great Resignation

Over 13,000 U.S. employees weigh in on what’s most important to them when deciding whether to accept a new job. → Read More

Why have so many people soured on work? COVID-19 unleashed a hidden well of employee dissatisfaction

‘Our evidence does not support the notion that the contraction in labor supply is driven mostly by women responding to child-care demands,’ new research finds. → Read More

My mother has gone into debt helping her family in the Caribbean. How can I get her to put herself first?

‘She brought me and my brother to this country two decades ago, and has since worked endlessly to provide for us.’ → Read More

'He walked out on our marriage 2 years ago and disappeared': How do I serve my missing husband with divorce papers? He owes me thousands of dollars

'I want to move past our life together, buy a home on my own and just be content again.' → Read More

The 'best job in America' pays $145,000 and has 14,000 job openings — and offers a generous work-life balance

Glassdoor released its top job for 2022 based on earning potential, overall job satisfaction rating and number of job openings. → Read More

My brother promised to sell me his home. I rented it and spent $20,000 on drywalling. Then he sold it to someone else. Do I have any recourse?

"I texted him, ‘Congratulations on selling your home. Now is your chance to do the right thing. Deposit $20,000 in my bank account.’" → Read More

This highest paid profession in America pays $200,000 — and thousands of positions are available

Wages increased by 4.7% in 2021, according to government data. → Read More

COVID-19 symptoms are strikingly similar to flu. But if you test negative on an antigen test, don't assume it's influenza. Here's why

If you have a COVID-19 vaccine, your immune system should kick in faster to recognize and fight the virus. → Read More