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6:57 a.m. Oct. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘It isn’t a matter of love, just a matter of feminism’: I’m 32, pregnant and have a six-figure job. Should I marry my boyfriend? ‘Considering the long history of marriage and its former and/or current use to oppress and control women, I’m not sure I buy into it’‘Considering the long history of marriage and its former and/or current use to oppress and control women, I’m not sure I buy into it.’
1:28 p.m. Oct. 24, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My mother-in-law is narcissistic. My father-in-law is selfish. My brother-in-law is amoral. How do we protect our inheritance? ‘My mother-in-law has dementia and relies on her husband as a caretaker. We cannot rely on her help in this matter at all’‘My mother-in-law has dementia and relies on her husband as a caretaker. We cannot rely on her help in this matter at all.’
6:22 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020 - By Winona Dimeo-Ediger
The best places to live in America in 2020 These days, it’s about connection, affordability, and the space and opportunity to grow. If you’re ready to make a change, here are 20 of the best places in the U.S.Millions of Americans are re-evaluating where they want to live. If you’re one of them, this list is for you.
7:12 a.m. Oct. 14, 2020 - By Ravi Kumar
How to create better financial habits — no matter what’s going on in the world Over half of consumer are saving more, a recent survey showsOver half of consumer are saving more, a recent survey shows
5:47 a.m. Oct. 9, 2020 - By Sally French
6 things you should add to your pandemic travel kit Because you may have to wee in the woods and who knows what elseBesides your mask and hand sanitizer, here are several less obvious items you may want to bring.
6:10 a.m. Oct. 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My partner has earned millions of dollars during our relationship. We’re not married, but am I entitled to anything if we split? ‘At one point, he was offered a job in Europe and I left my new job in the U.S. to join him, a decision that left me unable to earn an income and continuing to depend on him for his money’‘At one point, he was offered a job in Europe and I left my new job in the U.S. to join him, a decision that left me unable to earn an income and continuing to depend on him for his money.’
7:35 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
You have ample savings. So why are you scared of running out of money? Distress over not having enough is all-too-common — even among the wealthyDistress over not having enough is all-too-common — even among the wealthy.
6:13 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
America is a slightly better place to retire — but there’s plenty of room for improvement The U.S. climbed 2 places in a global retirement index — but weakness in health care and income draw criticismThe U.S. climbed 2 places in a global retirement index — but weakness in health care and income draw criticism
4:39 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
‘We don’t grow up with uncles, fathers, brothers who play golf with MDs or run desks’: Troy Prince is on a mission to bring minority traders to Wall Street ‘Wall Street on its own is incapable of recruiting and training urban talent,’ says the CEO of nonprofit Wall Street Bound‘Wall Street on its own is incapable of recruiting and training urban talent,’ says the CEO of nonprofit Wall Street Bound.
12:58 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
Unemployment in the LGBT community is steep—here’s a little help for those with money anxieties How the SAGECents app aims to get users on trackThere’s a new, free personal-finance app for older LGBT adults having money troubles.
1:39 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Landlords sue over national eviction moratorium and 3,000 COVID-19 cases a day could be linked to college re-openings Wednesday's top personal finance stories Wednesday's top personal finance storiesWednesday's top personal finance stories
11:33 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘I absolutely believe that we can do better, America,’ says the attorney for the family of Breonna Taylor — months before a grand jury indicted 1 of 3 officers in her fatal shooting Civil rights attorney Ben Crump says too few prosecutors hold police accountable Civil rights attorney Ben Crump says too few prosecutors hold police accountable.
1:04 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Emily Handy
Itching to get away? Here are the best destinations in every state to keep your social distance Here’s 50 socially-distant-friendly spots, from the tallest sand dunes in the U.S. to a sanctuary for circus elephantsFrom secret beaches to drive-through safaris—and no plane rides or crowds required.
12:20 p.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Why the CDC’s moratorium on evictions won’t solve America’s looming $100 billion rental crisis and mortgage rates remain near record lows Thursday’s top personal finance stories Thursday’s top personal finance stories Thursday’s top personal finance stories
1:34 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘His family didn’t care if he was dead or alive’: My fiancé died of a heart attack. His brother is executor and refuses to talk to me. Am I entitled to anything? ‘I was the one who was there for him. It makes me very furious thinking that he left me nothing’‘I was the one who was there for him. It makes me very furious thinking that he left me nothing.’
1:01 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - By Alana Benson
5 things to do with all that money you haven’t been spending the past few months Try these money moves, since you haven’t been doing much of anything anywayYou haven’t been traveling, eating out, or going to games, so here’s how to take advantage of those savings.
12:59 p.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
The CDC says renters cannot be evicted through the end of the year due to coronavirus and some colleges are now discounting tuition after going remote for the fall semester Wednesday’s personal finance stories Wednesday’s personal finance stories Wednesday’s personal finance stories.
12:59 p.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
What Trump’s payroll tax order means for your paychecks this year (and next year) and why you shouldn’t expect air travel to get cheaper even if airlines scrap flight change fees Tuesday’s Personal Finance Stories Tuesday’s Personal Finance StoriesTuesday’s Personal Finance Stories.
2:44 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By John Pelletier
This isn’t the college experience you were expecting — but get a degree anyway No jobs right now? That will change, and college will pay offNo jobs right now? That will change, and college will pay off.
11:22 p.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My husband and I are worth $3.7 million, but I’m afraid I’ll spend my way into the poor house if he dies. When I was single, I bounced checks. What can I do? ‘He earns all the money and handles all our finances. I love to spend money and have a head-in-the-sand approach to money problems’‘He earns all the money and handles all our finances. I love to spend money and have a head-in-the-sand approach to money problems.’
5:57 a.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
An analysis of data from 28,000 patients sheds more light on blood-pressure issues and COVID-19 ‘At the start of the pandemic, there was concern that specific medications for high blood pressure could be linked with worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients’‘At the start of the pandemic, there was concern that specific medications for high blood pressure could be linked with worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients.’
11:44 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
COVID-19 and 1918 ‘Spanish flu’ have one depressing thing in common A new working paper looks at the effects of the 1918 influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on mortality and the economy, plus the role of non-pharmaceutical interventionsA new working paper looks at the effects of the 1918 influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on mortality and the economy, plus the role of non-pharmaceutical interventions.
7:27 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Patrick Watson
When the coronavirus hit, we thought our hair salon would go out of business. This is how we pivoted and survived My wife and I knew the business had to either close permanently or evolve into something different. We decided to evolve.My wife and I knew the business had to either close permanently or evolve into something different. We decided to evolve, says Patrick Watson.
5:23 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020 - By Randi Mazzella
11 tips for coping with your ride on the ‘coronacoaster’ There’s been a lot to take in; many people are experiencing mood fluctuations and increased anxietyFirst you’re baking, then you’re crying. Here are some ways to manage the emotional ups and downs of the pandemic.
4:59 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Davide Mamone
‘I was in so much fear that I started running’: Asian Americans must grapple with racism — as well as the coronavirus pandemic ‘We have a huge percentage of Asian Americans in the hospitals helping to save people from COVID-19 right now. At the same time, we have been targeted just because of how we look’‘We have a huge percentage of Asian Americans in the hospitals helping to save people from COVID-19 right now. At the same time, we have been targeted just because of how we look.’
3:02 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — are they as contagious as those who display symptoms? Asymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study saysAsymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study says.
1:04 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Autotrader
The best small luxury cars of the year From Audis and Alfas to Jaguars and Infinitis, they are better than everSmall luxury cars are a great way to enter the world of automotive luxury without spending a fortune.
6:49 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Job trouble? Wave of rehiring after economy reopened to fade in July after viral spiral Economic recovery appears to have suffered a setback in JulyThe engine of the U.S. economy may have gotten clogged again — no thanks to the recent acceleration in coronavirus cases. And once again American workers are on the frontlines.
7:28 a.m. Aug. 2, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can keep you in the loop because your portfolio doesn’t take a vacationThese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
5:49 a.m. July 31, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
This is what personal finance apps should be doing to better serve older people (and maybe everyone) Researchers surveying people over 50 revealed the fault may lie with the apps themselvesWhy don’t older adults embrace this technology? Here’s what a survey found, and how fintech can fix it.
1:03 a.m. July 29, 2020 - By Autotrader
The 12 best compact cars of the year Compact cars offer great value, and it’s a competitive class with lots of optionsLed by the Honda Civic, this is a competitive class of cars that offers great value.
4:46 p.m. July 24, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help protect your portfolio from market shocksMoney and investing stories popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
11:13 a.m. July 21, 2020 - By Elizabeth White
Lessons I learned from being laid off in the last recession Avoid making the mistakes I made—especially if you’re over 50If you’ve lost your job or fear you will, there’s still time to avoid making the mistakes I made in 2009.
11:58 a.m. July 16, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
The wealthy loaded up on stocks in March — now they’re selling, warns ‘fortress bank for billionaires’ Josef Stadler, UBS’s head of global family offices, has a bearish perspective on the rest of the year.
10:51 a.m. July 15, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
Investing legend Burton Malkiel on day-trading millennials, the end of the 60/40 portfolio and more ‘I don’t think there is anybody who devotes a life to... the stock market who doesn’t have something of a gambling instinct’The upheaval caused by the coronavirus may mean the end of the 60/40 portfolio, investing icon Burton Malkiel tells MarketWatch, but some other truths will likely endure. Investors are probably better off in passive portfolios, not chasing active managers - or even worse, day trading out of boredom.
5:49 a.m. July 14, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Here’s one ‘remarkable’ difference between COVID-19 and the 1918 Spanish flu There are also similarities between the 1918 influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, ChinaThere are also similarities between the 1918 influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.
11:44 p.m. July 13, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
What to expect as banks report earnings: more loan pain but plenty of fee income The largest U.S. banks have plenty of ways to make money, even when interest rates are very lowThe stock market has battered the largest U.S. banks because of coronavirus, but they have plenty of ways to make money, even when interest rates are very low.
7:20 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By William Watts
Why ‘safe haven’ gold and the stock market are now moving the same direction Negative real yields mean opportunity cost of holding gold vanishes, analysts noteGold is traditionally thought of as a haven asset — a safe port in a storm. But that hasn’t stopped it from rising to a near nine-year high, and within striking distance of its record, even as equities and other assets traditionally viewed as risky remain buoyant.
1:01 p.m. July 8, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Now we’re seeing the consequence of community spread’: Fauci says Americans must do 3 things to beat COVID-19 ‘What we saw were a lot of people who maybe felt that because they think they are invulnerable,’ says Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases‘What we saw were a lot of people who maybe felt that because they think they are invulnerable,’ says Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
8:00 a.m. July 2, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
This one thing could help more workers retire with money Americans of all ages are stressed about COVID-19, jobs and their financial futuresAmericans of all ages are stressed about COVID-19, jobs and their financial futures
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