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12:59 p.m. March 6, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I lost my job at 55 and started my own successful business. I now constantly get texts from friends and former coworkers asking how I did it. What do I do? ‘I liken these friends and former colleagues to the kids at school who march right to the head of the lunch line to get their food, without waiting in line like the rest of us’‘I liken these friends and former colleagues to the kids at school who march right to the head of the lunch line to get their food, without waiting in line like the rest of us.’
12:50 p.m. March 6, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘I want to hurt him the same way he hurt me’: My husband sprung a prenup on me days before our wedding. He kept all copies ‘For two years, I asked for a copy and he couldn’t find it. When I finally had enough, I found it in his office and made myself a copy’‘For two years, I asked for a copy and he couldn’t find it. When I finally had enough, I found it in his office and made myself a copy.’
12:50 p.m. March 6, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Warren Buffett and Harry Potter couldn’t get those two retired early’: When financial advisers can’t make their clients see the light ‘We put our spendthrift neighbors in touch with our financial adviser. They called her lousy. So how come WE are the ones who retired early?’‘We put our spendthrift neighbors in touch with our financial adviser. They called her lousy. So how come WE are the ones who retired early?’
8:44 a.m. March 6, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My husband and his brother inherited a property. Our son moved in. We paid $60K in taxes and repairs. Do we split it 50/50? ‘The house is probably 90 years old, and needed quite a lot of work before they could move in’‘The house is probably 90 years old, and needed quite a lot of work before they could move in.’
2:46 a.m. March 6, 2021 - By Catey Hill
These Arizona retirees ‘couldn’t afford’ America — now they live their dream life on $2,000 a month in Ecuador They haven’t been back to the U.S. in years, and say they don’t miss it much — except for Home Depot and some friendsThey haven’t been back to the U.S. in years, and say they don’t miss it much (except for Home Depot and some friends).
3:50 a.m. March 4, 2021 - By Jaimy Lee
Health insurers aim to help speed up COVID-19 vaccinations for 2 million at-risk seniorsThe Biden administration on Wednesday announced a program aimed at vaccinating an estimated 2 million at-risk people in the U.S. who are 65 years old or older. As part of the Vaccine Community Connectors program, health insurers such as the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association will help to identify people who qualify for the initiative, educate these individuals about the "safety, efficacy, and value" of COVID-19 vaccines, help them schedule appointments to get the vaccine, and then arrange transportation, according to a statement put out by the BCBS and America's Health Insurance Plans, the trade group for most of the large health insurers in the U.S. "Their goal again is to get 2 million of the most vulnerable seniors vaccinated as soon as possible," Andy Slavitt, a White House senior advisor for the nation's COVID-19 response, said Wednesday during a press briefing.
7:23 a.m. March 3, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Oscar Health stock stumbles out of the gateShares of Oscar Health Inc. didn't pick a great day to go public, as the stock opened 7.7% above the initial public offering price despite better-than-expected pre-open investor demand. The offered 37 million shares in the upsized IPO, which priced at $39 each, above the of between $36 and $38 a share. The pricing valued the company at about $7.69 billion. The stock's first trade was at $36.00 at 12:15 p.m. Eastern for 2.5 million shares. The stock has since pared some losses to trade down 6.7% at $36.17, while trading in a range of $35.00 to $36.77. Oscar Health went public on a day that the Renaissance IPO ETF was shedding 3.3% while the S&P 500 fell 0.4%.
4:00 a.m. March 3, 2021 - By MarketWatch
Here’s the problem the Fed is fueling — and it’s not inflation, strategist saysOne strategist says the Fed's determination to keep interest rates low through quantitative easing is fueling another problem — it's limiting bank lending.
10:18 p.m. March 2, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Oscar Health IPO prices above range to raise $1.4 billionOscar Health said that it's priced its initial public offering at $39, raising $1.4 billion. The company twice raised the range of its pricing. Co-Founder Joshua Kushner, the brother of Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump, will have 75% control of the company through his Thrive Capital venture firm. Oscar Health gets most of its revenue from
8:08 a.m. March 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden’s SEC, CFPB picks Gensler and Chopra face senators’ questions: live blogFollow along with MarketWatch for a live blog of Tuesday’s confirmation hearings for President Joe Biden’s nominees to head the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where meme stocks, cryptocurrencies and student loans will be in the spotlight.
3:53 a.m. March 2, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Oscar Health IPO's expected pricing increased, lifting what company is raising to up to $1.2 billionOscar Health Inc. disclosed Tuesday that the expected pricing of its initial public offering has increased, to boost what was expected to raise by up to $124 million. The company is still offering 31.0 million shares in the IPO, but the IPO is now expected to price between $36 and $38 a share to raise $1.18 billion, up from previous expectations of between $32 and $34 a share to raise $1.05 billion. The number of shares outstanding expected after the IPO also increased, to 197.08 million from 197.04 million, which increases the expected market value of the company to $7.49 billion from $6.70 billion. The company is looking to go public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF has rallied 11.2% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 6.4%.
6:16 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Has COVID-19 really affected life expectancy? Many died in 2020-2021, but hopefully it is a one-shot event Many died in 2020-2021, but hopefully it is a one-shot event
6:11 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My fiancé wants me off the deed and mortgage to our new home. If I don’t agree, he says we’ll stay engaged forever ‘The house is appreciating daily due to its location, and he wants his children to inherit it. He wants me to pay rent, which essentially leaves nothing for my children’‘The house is appreciating daily due to its location, and he wants his children to inherit it. He wants me to pay rent, which essentially leaves nothing for my children.’
6:19 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘My sisters and I disagree on most things, but never could I have imagined how our relationship would end’ My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?
5:18 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My wife and I are in our 60s. Should we skip our undeserving children and leave everything to our grandkids instead? ‘We don’t want the middle generation to gain from our estate while cheating our grandkids out of their rightful inheritance’‘We don’t want the middle generation to gain from our estate while cheating our grandkids out of their rightful inheritance.’
3:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘I am held hostage in my own home’: My husband’s son lives with us. He is physically abusive and menacing ‘Because my stepson has mental-health issues, my husband thinks we cannot kick him out of the house until he is able to sustain himself’‘Because my stepson has mental-health issues, my husband thinks we cannot kick him out of the house until he is able to sustain himself’
12:00 p.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Billionaire philanthropy is a ‘PR scam’ says CEO who raised workers’ minimum pay to $70,000 and the hidden financial drawback to remote work Tuesday’s Personal Finance Stories Tuesday’s Personal Finance StoriesTuesday’s Personal Finance Stories.
8:08 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My father is trustee of my late mother’s estate. He is marrying again, and won’t distribute our inheritance ‘He and his new wife have already traveled to France together, and apparently intend to live it up on his personal trust and their combined income’‘He and his new wife have already traveled to France together, and apparently intend to live it up on his personal trust and their combined income.’
5:16 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Allstate boosts dividend by 50%, to yield more than double the S&P 500Shares of Allstate Corp. rose 0.2% in morning trading Monday, after the property and casualty insurer said it was raising its dividend by 50%, to 81 cents a share from 54 cents. The new dividend will be payable April 1 to shareholders of record on March 4. Based on current stock prices, the new annual dividend rate implies a dividend yield of 3.13%, compared with the yield on the SPDR S&P Insurance ETF of 1.77% and the implied yield for the S&P 500 of 1.48%, according to FactSet. "Allstate's return on equity is among the highest in the insurance industry and this materially increases our payout ratio and current dividend yield," said Chief Financial Officer Mario Rizzo. "It also demonstrates our commitment to a capital deployment strategy that creates shareholder value." The stock has edged up 3.5% over the past three months, while the insurance ETF has gained 7.2% and the S&P 500 has advanced 9.3%.
2:20 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Oscar Health launches IPO with plans to offer 31 million shares priced at$32 to $34 eachOscar Health Inc. on Monday launched an initial public offering with plans to offer 31 million shares priced at $32 to $34 each. The health insurer is planning to list on the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol 'OSCR.' There are 10 banks underwriting the deal, led by Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley Allen & Co. LLC. Oscar Health was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York city. The company offers individual and family health insurance, small group and Medicare Advantage plans. Proceeds of the deal will be used to repay debt and for general corporate purposes.
4:04 p.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My wealthy fiancée wants me to accept ‘standard-of-living’ costs should we divorce. I’m a proud veteran and won’t accept more than $50,000. Who’s right? ‘I have worked very hard for everything I have. I take pride in the fact that I’ve overcome a lot of adversity to be where I am now, and I’m happy with my finances’‘I have worked very hard for everything I have. I take pride in the fact that I’ve overcome a lot of adversity to be where I am now, and I’m happy with my finances.’
4:03 p.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I pay my boyfriend rent and help run his property business. He takes my commissions and won’t discuss marriage. What can I do? ‘Six months ago, I became very frustrated and made a few spreadsheets: one documenting the rent I have paid over the last 10 years, one for all of the unpaid labor’‘Six months ago, I became very frustrated and made a few spreadsheets: one documenting the rent I have paid over the last 10 years, one for all of the unpaid labor.’
10:32 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
We were friendly with our neighbors for decades, until recently. One day, they introduced us to their financial adviser… ‘We dug trenches, poured concrete foundations, and worked to build our house; they hired contractors. They traded in cars frequently; we ran ours into the ground’‘We dug trenches, poured concrete foundations, and worked to build our house; they hired contractors. They traded in cars frequently; we ran ours into the ground.’
5:00 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Paul Brandus
Drug prices are rising faster than seniors can keep up How older Americans can save money on medicationsHow older Americans can save money on medications
9:15 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Will the risk of equities risk increase the longer you hold them? Standing conventional wisdom on its headStanding conventional wisdom on its head
9:10 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By Ed Seaver
How to take advantage of an HSA now Health Savings Accounts: You’ll thank yourself in retirementHealth Savings Accounts: You’ll thank yourself in retirement
4:38 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My boyfriend, who’s 9 years younger, says he won’t move out of my house if I die before him. My adult children are not amused ‘He has done extensive repairs and upgrades to the home over the last 3 years — he performed all the labor himself while I purchased all materials’‘He has done extensive repairs and upgrades to the home over the last 3 years — he performed all the labor himself while I purchased all materials.’
8:05 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Kerry Hannon
Older workers are suffering more — but all is not lost 6 tips for older workers looking for a new job6 tips for older workers looking for a new job
8:58 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - By Ellie Ismailidou
Here's what to know if you lost health insurance during the pandemicMany Americans' health insurance is tied to their employment, so what happens if you lost your job during the pandemic? Here are the options that are available to consider.
2:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My ex-boyfriend and I contributed to our household based on our salaries. I’m now owed $23,000 in back pay. Do I pay him back? ‘He and I don’t really talk anymore, but we ended on relatively good terms, and I want to do the right thing’‘He and I don’t really talk anymore, but we ended on relatively good terms, and I want to do the right thing.’
4:58 a.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - By Catey Hill
A Roman goddess inspired this couple to leave Seattle and retire to Italy, where you can live on $3,000 a month The pros and cons of living in the Marche region of ItalyThe pros and cons of living in the Marche region of Italy.
4:49 a.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - By Catey Hill
These retirees left their pricey life in Santa Cruz, Calif. — and now live on a lake in Mexico on $1,750 a month Want to retire early? This FIRE couple — they retired at 38 in 1991 — share their secretsWant to retire early? This FIRE couple — they retired at 38 in 1991 — share their secrets
5:21 p.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I am my elderly husband’s caretaker, driver, butler and whipping post. He promised to leave his grandson his home — is that fair to me? ‘I took a vow for better or worse, but I am sure wife No. 1 got the better deal’‘I took a vow for better or worse, but I am sure wife No. 1 got the better deal.’
9:10 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Howard Gold
Here’s how to set up a do-it-yourself estate plan Beneficiary designations can help you leave your money in most efficient wayBeneficiary designations can help you leave your money in most efficient way
8:51 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By rbisdale
What are the most unusual items you can write off on your 2020 taxes?MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell fields live audience questions about insurance, taxes and estate planning to MarketWatch's Alessandra Malito, Andrew Keshner, and Beverly Goodman
4:59 a.m. Feb. 11, 2021 - By Robert Powell
How much income will your 401(k) provide? Helping to answer the looming retirement question: ‘Will I have enough?’Helping to answer the looming retirement question: ‘Will I have enough?’
12:40 p.m. Feb. 9, 2021 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
How to make Black History Month a lifelong effort to learn and evolve and GameStop drama drives interest in financial literacy Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance stories
9:26 a.m. Feb. 9, 2021 - By Morey Stettner
Did you retire too soon? How to get back in the workforce 3 questions to help you figure out your next act3 questions to help you figure out your next act
6:09 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My ex-husband put his wife on his life-insurance before he died, going against our divorce. Now she’s battling me in court ‘My ex’s lawyer refused to provide copies of the policy that their lawyer sanctioned, and still has not followed multiple judicial rulings’‘My ex’s lawyer refused to provide copies of the policy that their lawyer sanctioned, and still has not followed multiple judicial rulings.’
6:08 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Jeff Bezos built Amazon into a monolith — but did it hurt American workers? Research has found that Amazon warehouses don’t boost local employment where they open Research has found that Amazon warehouses don’t boost local employment where they openResearch has found that Amazon warehouses don’t boost local employment where they open.
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