I am close to my younger brother and we speak at least once a week. These exchanges usually include his referring to money problems. He and his wife are in their 40s, on good salaries, have two young children and a mortgage. At the end of each month, cash is unavailable and they have been caught out by repayments and large bills. I have happily bailed them out on a couple of occasions, but worry about their long-term stability. … [Read more...] about Should I give my brother financial advice or mind my own business?
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'After discussing the latest developments with the rest of the players there's no need to engage with MLB in any further compensation reductions,' he said in a statement posted to Twitter. 'We have previously negotiated a pay cut in the version of prorated salaries, and there's no justification to accept a 2nd pay cut based upon the current information the union has received.' … [Read more...] about Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer says there is ‘no need’ for further talks with owners on pay cuts because the union already took a reduction and calls on MLB to release financial statements