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12:58 p.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
How canceled student-loan and mortgage debts could affect your taxes and the secret to selling a home quickly during a pandemic Friday's top personal finance stories Friday's top personal finance storiesFriday's top personal finance stories
10:00 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement Retirement news and analysisRetirement news and analysis
7:00 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Ben Carlson
Americans’ love affair with pickup trucks might be derailing their retirement plans There were 13.2 million new pickups sold from 2013 to 2019 in the U.S., with monthly payments of as much as $1,300 for each. That money could be better spent on 401(k) or IRA paymentsThere were 13.2 million new pickups sold from 2013 to 2019 in the U.S., with monthly payments of as much as $1,300 for each. That money could be better spent on 401(k) or IRA payments, says Ben Carlson.
6:58 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m 60, my spouse is 45 — can I retire if our expenses are $12,000 a month? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
12:15 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
As wildfires burn the West Coast, residents face another challenge: High prices pushing people out of urban centers Working-class Americans in states like California are more likely to see their homes go up in flames, but choosing a safer place to live isn’t necessarily straightforward in the age of climate changeWorking-class Americans in states like California are more likely to see their homes go up in flames, but choosing a safer place to live isn’t necessarily straightforward in the age of climate change.
12:11 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Walmart is hiring 20,000 seasonal workers — here’s how a seasonal job could affect your unemployment benefits Holiday sales could actually be slightly up year-over-year, one forecast says.Walmart, Target and 1-800-Flowers.com are among the companies taking on workers for the holiday shopping season.
12:00 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘He doesn’t give me any money’: My husband has been making secret payments to his parents. Should I tell him to stop? ‘I told him that I too have desires to make investments, plan for our future and wear nice jewelry’‘I told him that I too have desires to make investments, plan for our future and wear nice jewelry.’
9:12 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - Associated Press
COVID-19 is the new pre-existing condition, Democratic senators warn as Republicans remain committed to vanquishing ‘Obamacare’ Says Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut: ‘We will see [insurance] rates skyrocket for anybody who has had COVID’Says Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.: “We will see [insurance] rates skyrocket for anybody who has had COVID.”
1:51 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Azure Gilman
In NYC, coronavirus cancels Met Opera, Times Square in-person New Year’s Eve celebrations Festivities to usher in 2021 will instead be offered virtuallyThe revelations are the latest in a long list of blows for the city’s arts and live entertainment community.
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.
6:05 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Payroll tax deferral messes with Social Security — one of the few good things in this crazy world Can Congress overturn this silly idea? Can Congress overturn this silly idea?
5:05 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
The Supreme Court’s Obamacare case was high stakes before Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. Here’s why it’s even more important now ’For the time being, however, the ACA is more at risk than it was just days ago.’’For the time being, however, the ACA is more at risk than it was just days ago.’
11:49 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Bob Blancato
Social Security, Medicare, prescription drug prices—Aging in America panel weighs in on election topics Changes they’d like to see, whoever is elected presidentWhat’s in store for older Americans from the 2020 presidential election?
8:25 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
If you don’t like the results of the presidential election, here’s where you can go Consider language, cost of living and bureaucracyConsider language, cost of living and bureaucracy
2:20 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
How Trump and Biden tax policies could affect your paycheck and coronavirus cases linked to long flights early in pandemic Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance storiesMonday’s top personal finance stories
1:05 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Paul A. Eisenstein
This is exactly how much car prices have gone up New vehicle prices and ownership costs are reaching record levelsNew cars cost more than ever now. Here are some reasons why vehicle ownership costs are surging.
1:02 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Doug Sibor
Avoid these 4 big home insurance mistakes It’s a record hurricane season—and not over yetEven if you think you’re prepared, it may be your homeowners insurance doesn’t fully cover hurricane damage.
11:59 p.m. Sept. 20, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Can I visit family for Thanksgiving or Christmas? Your pandemic holiday travel questions, answered ‘Unfortunately, the merriment we crave — eating, drinking and singing together in a cozy room — are among the highest-risk scenarios for transmitting COVID-19’‘Unfortunately, the merriment we crave — eating, drinking and singing together in a cozy room — are among the highest-risk scenarios for transmitting COVID-19.’
11:59 p.m. Sept. 20, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Two teachers face a difficult choice: One welcomes ‘normalcy,’ while another feels ‘rage.’ COVID-19 has radically altered their feelings about school Schools have a lot of different plans, and teachers have varying views on whether they want to get back in the classroomSchools have a lot of different plans, and teachers have varying views on whether they want to get back in the classroom.
12:18 a.m. Sept. 20, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My family paid $7K for my uncle’s funeral. My cousins were poor, but then renovated their kitchen. Should I ask for it back? ‘Soon after the burial, we found out that purchases on their part were being made, mainly an $800 pair of designer shoes and another cousin remodeled his kitchen’‘Soon after the burial, we found out that purchases on their part were being made, mainly an $800 pair of designer shoes and another cousin remodeled his kitchen.’
12:44 p.m. Sept. 19, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Ray Dalio on what business and political leaders must do to keep the U.S. from splintering Also, an interview with Schwab chief investment strategist Liz Ann Sonders. Plus, attractive locations for retirement living.Also, an interview with Schwab chief investment strategist Liz Ann Sonders. Plus, attractive locations for retirement living.
9:17 a.m. Sept. 19, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
‘This is just slowing the clock on evictions’: Why the CDC’s moratorium on evictions won’t solve America’s looming $100 billion rental crisis ‘The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early September that it was establishing a temporary ban on evictions across the country’‘The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early September that it was establishing a temporary ban on evictions across the country.’
10:15 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
How much your Social Security check will increase next year The Social Security Administration will soon set its COLA for 2021The Social Security Administration will soon set its COLA for 2021
10:10 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Collecting Social Security spousal benefits even if your spouse is gone Widowed or divorced spouses can still claim based on their spouse’s earningsWidowed or divorced spouses can still claim based on their spouse’s earnings
10:00 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Angela Moore
Small changes that can add up to big money in retirement, digging into long-term care insurance and more retirement news News for planning for or living in retirementNews for planning for or living in retirement
9:16 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
Why are people working longer? It’s not what you think For older workers it’s not just — or even primarily — the moneyFor older workers it’s not just — or even primarily — the money
1:04 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Autotrader
The 2021 Toyota C-HR: Sweet handling with a stylish cabin It’s fun and engaging to drive, but lacks horsepowerIt’s unlike any other subcompact SUV/crossover—it’s more of a raised hatchback, but with lots to like.
1:03 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
Love working from home? Here are 20 of the best jobs and careers for being remote There’s been an increase in remote job listings in areas like customer service, medical and health, computer and IT and educationHere are some of the most common remote job titles and the fields that tend to excel in an online work environment.
11:15 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Liz Weston
The two things that are most likely wrecking your retirement savings Those who saved less spent more on housing, transportation, and food and beverage, researchers foundIf you earn a decent income but have trouble saving, these might be the culprits.
8:07 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Long-term care insurance: There’s no good alternative Other options can be pricey and may not cover what you needOther options can be pricey and may not cover what you need
8:20 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Just because it’s easier to raid your retirement accounts doesn’t mean you should Need cash during the pandemic? Some options are better than othersNeed cash during the pandemic? Some options are better than others
6:33 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Stephenie Overman
The VA has expanded aid to cover caregivers for Vietnam vets at a crucial time in the pandemic The program originally covered only about 20,000 veterans who left the service after Sept. 11, 2001. Benefits of the program include monthly stipends, medical training and health insurance.
1:05 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Credit.com
Joining the military can affect your credit, learn how to protect it You could be subject to greater financial monitoring depending on your position and security clearanceMilitary service can require some serious financial planning, in fact, your credit can even impact your ability to join
8:52 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Michelle Connell
Saving for retirement already challenged women — then COVID-19 hit 5 steps women can take now to boost their financial security5 steps women can take now to boost their financial security.
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.’
3:52 a.m. Sept. 13, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My parents have $50,000 in credit-card debt and $50,000 in a home-equity loan. My father works part-time and my mother refuses to work. How can we help? ‘My mother seems to think they will be able to retire in three years when they get additional Social Security, but they have zero retirement funds’‘My mother seems to think they will be able to retire in three years when they get additional Social Security, but they have zero retirement funds.’
8:35 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Alicia H. Munnell
A drop in Social Security’s Average Wage Index could hurt four million people Fortunately, legislators are already proposing fixesFortunately, legislators are already proposing fixes
8:07 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Craig Miller
Are you overlooking this critical factor in deciding what is the ‘best place’ to retire? ‘The heat is so bad that you cannot go out of your house.’ Many popular retirement havens are squarely in the crosshairs of a changing climate, and it’s getting worseThe effects of a changing climate are already evident in many of the nation’s most popular retirement destinations.
7:21 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m 52, won’t live past 80 and have $1.6 million. ‘I am tired of both the rat race and workplace politics.’ Should I retire? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
5:25 a.m. Sept. 12, 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.’
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