9:03 a.m. Jan. 30, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
‘This is sheer economic waste. We distributed our $1,200 stimulus to our church:’ Why did we get these checks instead of poor Americans? ‘We do not light our fireplace with $100 bills, but we are comfortable’‘We do not light our fireplace with $100 bills, but we are comfortable.’
12:09 p.m. Oct. 13, 2020
- By Brian Kraus
This is how to build a portfolio strong enough to handle any uncertainty about the economy and the election Use this time now to review your investment goals, expenses and philosophyUse this time now to review your investment goals, expenses and philosophy.
11:50 a.m. Oct. 7, 2020
- By CD Moriarty
Nearly half of all professional women make this money mistake — and it’s easy to fix How to stop deferring to a partner on financial mattersHow to stop deferring to a partner on financial matters.
12:46 p.m. Sept. 28, 2020
- By Paul Brandus
Trump doesn’t pay taxes? That’s old news. The real story is the president’s personal debts coming due Americans deserve to know about politicians’ potential conflictsAmericans deserve to know about politicians’ potential conflicts.
9:48 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020
- By Jonathan Burton
Billionaire investor Ray Dalio on capitalism’s crisis: The world is going to change ‘in shocking ways’ in the next five years Veteran hedge-fund manager says capitalists don’t divide the economic pie well, so the system isn’t working effectively for allVeteran hedge-fund manager says capitalists don’t divide the economic pie well, so the system isn’t working effectively for all.
8:20 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020
- By Brett Arends
Will Biden’s 401(k) plan help you or hurt you? It’s not so simpleIt’s not so simple
1:55 p.m. Sept. 8, 2020
- By John C. Colwell
Why bankruptcy must be an option for homeowners and small businesses to survive this COVID-19 recession U.S. Bankruptcy Code should be overhauled to protect families and savingsThe U.S. Bankruptcy Code should be overhauled to protect families and savings.
8:06 a.m. Sept. 4, 2020
- By Nick Maggiulli
What can help the poor the most? Getting out of a ‘poverty trap’ Getting a leg up — with funding, education or skills — can change livesGetting a leg up — with funding, education or skills — can change lives.
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.
7:25 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020
- By Michael Nathanson
Gen Z is starting to make their own money — so pay attention to how they’re spending and investing it These young Americans are smart, savvy and socially responsibleThese young Americans are smart, savvy and socially responsible.
8:44 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020
- By Brenton Smith
Social Security is squandering billions of dollars through a hidden weakness in how it invests its funds Given the precarious state of Social Security’s finances, it is more important than ever to watch every dollar — or billion dollars, as is the case hereGiven the precarious state of Social Security’s finances and the impact that COVID-19 will have on payroll taxes, it is more important than ever to watch every dollar — or billion dollars, as is the case here.
8:40 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020
- By Mark Hulbert
Here are your odds that stocks will outperform bonds over the next 20 years This head-turning research upends traditional portfolio allocation adviceThis head-turning research upends traditional portfolio allocation advice, writes Mark Hulbert.
7:13 a.m. July 18, 2020
- By Therese Poletti
An obscure court ruling could play havoc with tech companies’ earnings Facebook and Google have already accounted for $2 billion related to Altera tax ruling, and a MarketWatch review of filings shows dozens of other tech companies could be affectedWith every company expected to talk about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on earnings in the coming weeks, look out for a completely unrelated issue that could cost technology companies billions of dollars in cash or write-offs.
4:05 a.m. July 9, 2020
- By Sanjana Vig
Coronavirus is changing us — but which of these lessons are we learning? Resetting priorities, realigning finances, rethinking careersCOVID-19 has been a wake-up call in so many ways.
3:19 a.m. June 23, 2020
- By Pierre Briançon
Why an autumn tax hike would be a terrible idea for the U.K. economyRishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is about to announce both tax cuts and tax hikes. The strategy isn’t yet official, and it may have been leaked as a trial balloon — but in the form it is currently described, the plan makes little economic sense.
4:21 a.m. June 19, 2020
- By Howard Gold
A warning to muni bond investors: Coronavirus recession will decimate state finances ‘Defund the police?’ More like ‘defund everything’“Defund the police”? More like “defund everything.”
4:38 a.m. June 13, 2020
- By Satyajit Das
Government’s cure for the coronavirus recession is worse for the global economy than the disease Heavy debt and slow economic growth threaten stocks, bonds and currenciesHeavy debt and slow economic growth threaten stocks, bonds and currencies, writes Satyajit Das.
6:57 a.m. June 8, 2020
- By CD Moriarty
This is the perfect time to declutter and destress every part of your life — not just your closet Treat this enforced time at home as the Great Reset and ask Marie Kondo’s fundamental questionTreat this enforced time at home as the Great Reset and ask Marie Kondo’s fundamental question: what activities bring you joy?
4:14 a.m. May 27, 2020
- By David L. Di Maria
6 ways having fewer international students on college campuses hurts the U.S. International students subsidize tuition for Americans and they create jobsInternational students subsidize tuition for Americans. Plus they create jobs.
6:04 a.m. May 22, 2020
- By Mark Hulbert
Making sense of the turmoil in the muni market Are municipal bonds now more attractive than comparable corporates or Treasurys in your retirement portfolio?Are municipal bonds now more attractive than comparable corporates or Treasurys in your retirement portfolio?
1:32 p.m. May 21, 2020
- By Josh Knauer
This entrepreneur warns that reopening too soon will be worse for businesses than staying closed for longer Just because state officials say you can reopen doesn’t mean you shouldCash flow is tight and customers are wary.
10:14 a.m. May 21, 2020
- By Daniel S. Hamermesh
How we spend our time will change in two big ways after the coronavirus recedes We’ll work less and watch more TVWe’ll work less and watch more TV.
1:00 p.m. May 19, 2020
- By Ross Ellenhorn
The most successful way to make financial changes stick is one advice-givers don’t talk about Whether with money or something else, look first at your reasons for not changingThe coronavirus is changing our relationship with our money. But will it last?
6:12 a.m. May 11, 2020
- By Brett Arends
Should people be able to tap Social Security now to shore up coronavirus-battered finances? A radical idea to rescue U.S. households now—without adding to the national debtA radical idea to rescue U.S. households now—without adding to the national debt
10:46 a.m. May 4, 2020
- By Satyajit Das
Coronavirus is crushing emerging markets. Why the rest of the world will pay a price Essential goods and raw materials to become scarcer, while demand for finished goods declinesEssential goods and raw materials to become scarcer post-pandemic, while demand for finished goods declines, writes Satyajit Das.
10:20 a.m. April 29, 2020
- By David King
Another coronavirus victim: Nearly 40% of churches may not have cash to last 3 months Evangelical Protestants are least likely to have that financial reserveEvangelical Protestants are least likely to have that financial reserve.
10:21 a.m. April 28, 2020
- By Michael D. Tubbs
Americans need more than a $1,200 check. A guaranteed basic income is the stimulus we deserve Stockton, Calif. Mayor Tubbs: ‘I know basic income is right for the moment because I’ve tried it’ Unconditional cash gives people greater control over their finances and their lives, writes Stockton, Calif. Mayor Michael D. Tubbs
11:29 a.m. April 25, 2020
- By Robert C. Pozen
The Fed should not be bailing out the underfunded pensions of cities and states Expand the purchase of Main Street loans; limit the purchase of government loansExpand the purchase of Main Street loans; limit the purchase of government loans, writes Robert C. Pozen.
4:24 a.m. April 24, 2020
- By Jared Dillian
The U.S. is speeding down the wrong road with ‘smidiots’ in charge of its finances Then there will be more and more stimulus financed by the Federal ReserveThen there will be more and more stimulus financed by the Federal Reserve.
4:10 a.m. April 23, 2020
- By Tim Ranzetta
Here are essential resources to help parents take advantage of the coronavirus lockdown to teach some lifelong financial literacy lessons to their teenagers Talk to your kids about budgeting, saving and planning, with the help of these educational gamesNow is the perfect time for parents to develop the financial capability of the next generation.