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11:57 a.m. Today - By Alessandra Malito
I’m a 57-year-old nurse with no retirement savings and I want to retire within seven years. What can I do? 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
6:20 a.m. Today - By Andrew Keshner
From jobs to child care: How this second surge in COVID-19 can damage your finances — as well as your health More people were having trouble getting enough food on the table in early November compared to five weeks earlierMore people were having trouble getting enough food on the table in early November compared to five weeks earlier.
7:29 a.m. Nov. 27, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My fiancé and I have 3 kids each. My stepson, 16, ‘forgot’ his Christmas gift last year. Should I get him nothing this year? ‘I spent the last 2 years trying very hard to be kind to him, and to always greet him and include him regardless of his attitude. But recently, I just no longer care about his approval’‘I spent the last 2 years trying very hard to be kind to him, and to always greet him and include him regardless of his attitude. But recently, I just no longer care about his approval.’
2:14 a.m. Nov. 27, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
5 ways Joe Biden can advance his tax agenda (without a Senate majority) With two Senate seats up for grabs, what does this mean for families thinking about their tax bill in a Biden era? With two Senate seats up for grabs, what does this mean for families thinking about their tax bill in a Biden era?
2:11 a.m. Nov. 27, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
I have 8 nieces and nephews. What is the appropriate age to stop giving envelopes full of money during the holidays? ‘Sometimes, we don’t even see the kids for the holidays and we’re just pushing around cards and envelopes’‘Sometimes, we don’t even see the kids for the holidays and we’re just pushing around cards and envelopes.’
10:17 a.m. Nov. 21, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m a 32-year-old stay-at-home mom, and my husband earns $150,000 a year. Will I ever be able to enjoy a retirement? 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
9:00 a.m. Nov. 13, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement Retirement news and analysisRetirement news and analysis
10:02 a.m. Nov. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
I filed for bankruptcy after rehabbing my husband’s home. Now he wants an open marriage and says I own nothing. I feel trapped and bamboozled ‘I don’t pay bills, which has left me pondering the idea of just staying with him out of convenience — but at what cost to me mentally?’‘I don’t pay bills, which has left me pondering the idea of just staying with him out of convenience — but at what cost to me mentally?’
12:03 a.m. Nov. 7, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘Diverse perspectives lead to better decision making’: Ariel Investments’ John Rogers Jr. pushes corporate boards to have their own ‘Jackie Robinson moment’ Black households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study showsBlack households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study shows.
11:17 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Even with a toddler, this couple’s cost of living is less than $25,000 a year — this is how they do it They tackled student loans, paid down a mortgage and reached financial independence in their 30sThey tackled student loans, paid down a mortgage, and reached financial independence in their 30s
10:34 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Kevin O’ Leary says investing $100 a week will make you a millionaire by retirement The FIRE movement is a ‘motivational platform’ to get people thinking about their future financial stability, he says The FIRE movement is a ‘motivational platform’ to get people thinking about their future financial stability, he says
4:03 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Paid time off on Election Day is common this year — but many workers don’t know it ‘It’s not unusual for people not to be aware of the specifics they are being afforded by their employers, sadly.’‘It’s not unusual for people not to be aware of the specifics they are being afforded by their employers, sadly.’
10:41 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Here’s where the economy stands as the U.S. chooses between Trump and Biden Rapidly recovering economy still has recession-like symptomsJust days before the 2020 election, President Trump is touting record growth in the economy in a last-ditch effort to persuade voters to stick with him. Yet Democratic rival Joe Biden says the U.S. is stuck in a “deep hole” and that the recovery is in danger of stalling. Here’s where the economy really stands.
6:34 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘It’s a grim cut off’: Washington abandoned a stimulus deal, so much of America’s temporary financial safety net will expire The help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soonThe help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soon.
6:10 a.m. Oct. 31, 2020 - By Richard Connor
Trying to find the most tax-friendly place to retire? It’s not so simple Social Security, pensions, housing, inheritances — and everything else — are taxed differently depending on where you liveSocial Security, pensions, housing and inheritances are taxed differently depending on where you live
5:57 a.m. Oct. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
At the end of the month, my son asks me to pay his rent and says, ‘You don’t want us to be evicted, do you?’ So I have to pay ‘Instead of paying rent, they spent his disability payment on private-club dues and expensive iPhones, none of which we have ever been able to afford’‘Instead of paying rent, they spent his disability payment on private-club dues and expensive iPhones, none of which we have ever been able to afford.’
3:11 a.m. Oct. 24, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Some wealthy Americans are already prepping their finances for a Joe Biden presidency — here’s how One San Francisco accountant finishes every client conversation with a discussion about what a Biden administration could mean for portfoliosOne San Francisco accountant finishes every client conversation with a discussion about what a Biden administration could mean for portfolios.
3:16 a.m. Oct. 22, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘I’m terrified, frankly’: These people are depending on another stimulus bill to stay afloat Without more federal pandemic relief, one person said, ‘Things are going to get a lot harder for a lot longer’Without more stimulus money, one person said, ‘things are going to get a lot harder for a lot longer.’
11:12 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
My parents are unprepared for retirement — how can I help them? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comHave a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
11:14 a.m. Oct. 13, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump’s lawyers want Supreme Court to put turnover of his tax records on holdPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to put on hold an appeals court ruling that Trump’s accountant must immediately turn over tax records to a New York state prosecutor, setting up a decision from the high court that could come before Election Day.
5:48 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Richard Quinn
Making these small spending and saving changes can buy you a better retirement 10 easy ways to save $870,00010 easy ways to save $870,000
5:07 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Improvement in U.S. jobless claims loses some momentum in latest week Claims up unexpected 4,000 to 870,000 in week ended Sept. 19Initial state jobless claims rose 4,000 to 870,000 in the week ended Sept. 19, the Labor Department said Thursday.
3:48 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Alexander Rossides
Making capitalism work better is a perfect job for good old American know-how To strengthen the U.S. economy, give more Americans access to capital and wealth-building opportunities To strengthen the U.S. economy, give more Americans access to capital and wealth-building opportunities.
10:33 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.
4:02 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - Associated Press
House passes bipartisan stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at month’s end White House prevails over Democrats’ complaints that farm bailout is an attempt to buy Trump votes in November, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi secures pandemic-related food aid for impoverished AmericansWhite House negotiators prevail over Democrat complaints that farm bailout is a naked attempt to buy Trump votes in November.
8:48 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Schwab strategist Sonders: Stock market today is ‘a small handful of winners and a heck of a lot of pain’ Big U.S. economic drivers could change after COVID-19 if investment in job creation dethrones consumer spending Big U.S. economic drivers could change after COVID-19 if investment in job creation dethrones consumer spending.
9:00 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement Retirement news and analysisRetirement news and analysis
2:02 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - Associated Press
What Biden, Trump, Barr get wrong about the coronavirus, protests, light bulbs, and voting both by mail and in person Associated Press engages in fact checksIn a week filled with fabrication, half-truths and misrepresentation, he also wrongly took full credit for veterans improvements that were underway before he took office.
11:47 a.m. Sept. 3, 2020 - By William Watts
Dow ends more than 800 points lower as tech plunge gives stocks worst day since June Apple sees biggest one-day fall since March Tech shares fall sharply after an extraordinary run of gains, dragging the stock market sharply lower.
7:00 a.m. Sept. 3, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Market bears resurface: S&P 500, Nasdaq reverse from record highs Focus: Europe’s stealth breakout attempt, Real estate sector edges atop 200-day average, IEV, IYR, SWKS, IP, MSI, NDAQU.S. stocks are firmly on the defensive early Thursday, pressured as a recently rare, and long overdue, pullback has finally surfaced. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have reversed sharply from record highs, pulling in amid a less-charted patch, punctuated by not so well-defined support.
10:22 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.’
2:21 a.m. Aug. 29, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
What the Federal Reserve inflation policy means for your retirement savings Low interest rates can be a blessing or a curseLow interest rates can be a blessing or a curse
6:25 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.
6:27 a.m. Aug. 19, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Get ready to see how much you REALLY have saved for retirement The Department of Labor finalized its rule for retirement account statements The Department of Labor finalized its rule for retirement account statements.
6:56 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m retired, my wife isn’t — how should we pay off our $60,000 mortgage before she retires? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comHave a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
5:46 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Yes, you may still be able to retire one day The positive trends for retirement savers during the COVID crisisThe positive trends for retirement savers during the COVID-19 crisis.
10:36 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Sanjiv Das
Mortgage applications for suburban homes are surging as buyers try to escape the coronavirus pandemic These 3 COVID-19 related trends are changing the U.S. housing marketThese 3 COVID-19 related trends are changing the U.S. housing market, writes mortgage firm CEO Sanjiv Das.
2:11 p.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Job report gives Fed time to prepare more bazookas to help the economy The economy will need $5 to $12 trillion in help, economist saysThe Federal Reserve is likely to take more steps to assist the economy but doesn’t have to rush in the wake of the better-than-expected July jobs report, economists said Friday.
10:43 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Erin El Issa
Women and credit: In the 1990s, women made strides in politics, and pop culture rewrites what it means to be a girl Four women were elected to the Senate, and the Family and Medical Leave Act was passedThis series examines the financial progress made by women in the U.S. since the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed in 1974.
10:42 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Erin El Issa
Women and credit: In the ’80s, women gained career options and financial clout While the wage gap still exists today, in the 1980s women attained more high-paying professional and managerial positionsThis series examines the financial progress made by women in the U.S. since the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed in 1974.
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