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9:18 a.m. Today - By Mark Kantrowitz
I took out $50K in student loans, but now I’m living on disability. Is my spouse responsible — and will my family have to pay off my student debt if I die? ‘There are several deferments and forbearances that can temporarily suspend the obligation to repay federal student loans’‘There are several deferments and forbearances that can temporarily suspend the obligation to repay federal student loans.’
9:08 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - Barrons.com
Pete Buttigieg’s Back-to-the-Future Deficits Plan The Millennial candidate is channeling older ideas about budget deficits. Too bad the economy—and his party—have moved on.
4:29 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Wiping out the nation’s student-loan debt could have unintended financial consequences for borrowers There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfallsThere could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls.
5:23 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Margie Zable Fisher
Why more employers are offering benefits to part-timers What they offer, and how to find themWith a tight labor market, they’re looking to stand out in a crowd. Here are some of the benefits and how to find the jobs.
4:58 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Lillie Greiman
How Trump’s proposed benefits changes will create hardship for rural Americans Nearly 8.4 million people receive Social Security Disability BenefitsNearly 8.4 million people receive Social Security Disability Benefits.
12:01 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Podcast: Lower Tariffs on Soybeans, Cars, Seafood Kick in Next Week Listen to Friday morning’s episode of our mini-podcast Numbers By Barron’s.
7:43 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
The ‘best job in America’ pays $105,000 — and you’ve probably never heard of it ‘Because of the stiff competition to recruit and retain this talent, more companies are investing in their employees’ experiences at work,’ says Amanda Stansell, senior economic research analyst at Glassdoor‘Because of the stiff competition to recruit and retain this talent, more companies are investing in their employees’ experiences at work,’ says Amanda Stansell, senior economic research analyst at Glassdoor.
3:00 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - Barrons.com
What to Expect When China’s Markets Reopen Market analysts and investors share their views on the economic impact of the coronavirus, the jobs outlook, underpriced stocks, and more
4:01 a.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged, and is keeping a close eye on coronavirus Fed lifts administrative rate it pays banks for excess reservesThe Federal Reserve on Wednesday holds its benchmark fed-funds interest rate steady, seeing the economy growing at moderate pace.
4:38 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Liz Weston
The steep costs of bad financial advice Watch for these pitfalls when it comes to college, Social Security, investing, and creditHere are some areas where you need to be particularly careful to seek out the best advice.
12:17 p.m. Jan. 20, 2020 - Barrons.com
The ‘Best Job in America’ Pays $105,000 “Because of the stiff competition to recruit and retain this talent, more companies are investing in their employees’ experiences at work,” says Amanda Stansell, senior economic research analyst at Glassdoor.
12:02 a.m. Jan. 17, 2020 - By Kelsey Sheehy
What to do when you lose your job How to find your financial footingWork through these tasks in the first 7 days to find your financial footing and figure out the next step.
8:30 a.m. Jan. 14, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Last year’s rate cuts may need to be reversed, Fed’s George says Kansas City Fed president backs ‘wait-and-see’ stance for nowKansas City Fed President Esther George said Tuesday that the U.S. central bank will have to assess whether the 2019 rate cuts will need to be reversed.
8:03 a.m. Jan. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
2020 Roundtable: Almost No Chance of a Recession The markets and the economy face a grab bag of risks, but our 10 panelists see continued gains for both.
3:57 a.m. Jan. 10, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
In the gig economy, men are most likely to turn to ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft after a job loss Income volatility appears to be a persistent problem for many American familiesIncome volatility appears to be a persistent problem for many American families.
5:24 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
Jobless Claims Fell in Latest Week, Suggesting Solid Hiring Ahead of Jobs Report The Labor Department said Thursday that initial jobless claims fell to 214,000 in the most recent week from 223,000 a week earlier. Economists polled by Bloomberg expected a smaller decline to 220,000.
2:15 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - By Michael R. Bloomberg
Mike Bloomberg: Trump has been great for people like me — but I’ll be great for you An exclusive op-ed for MarketWatch by the Democratic presidential candidate and three-term mayor of New YorkAn exclusive op-ed for MarketWatch by the Democratic presidential candidate and three-term New York mayor.
12:00 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
The December Jobs Report Comes Friday. Here’s What to Look For. Economists polled by Bloomberg expect an increase of 160,000 in nonfarm payrolls for the last month of the year, and the unemployment rate to remain steady at 3.5%.
12:23 p.m. Jan. 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘My husband’s kids hate me and didn’t come to our wedding, yet he’s leaving them all his money.’ How can I secure my future? ‘He is financially better off than me and before we got married he required me to sign a prenuptial agreement’‘He is financially better off than me and before we got married he required me to sign a prenuptial agreement.’
4:11 p.m. Jan. 3, 2020 - Barrons.com
Walgreens: The Dow’s Big Loser in 2020, Needs Help in 2020 The big drugstore chain has been disrupted by Amazon.com and hurt by insurance reimbursement cuts. Now it’s casting around for a solution.
5:28 a.m. Jan. 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
Jobless Claims Eased in the Latest Week. But There Are Signs the Robust Job Market Is Leveling Off. Initial claims for unemployment benefits slipped last week. But looking beneath the headline number, there are signs that the robust job market may be starting to level off.
7:58 a.m. Dec. 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
Uber, Postmates Suit Says California Law on Gig Work Is Unconstitutional The law, due to take effect on Wednesday, codifies and extends a 2018 California Supreme Court decision that laid out rules for classifying workers as contractors..
9:01 a.m. Dec. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Markets in 2019: record stocks, lower interest rates, so-so IPOs January’s swing helped set the tone for a year in which the U.S. stock market responded to every downturn with a more sustained upswingThrough it all, the U.S. economy and consumers’ appetite for spending remained resilient, supporting the market’s record-shattering, year-end rally.
6:30 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019 - Barrons.com
Jobless Claims Are Ticking Up. That Could Indicate a Hiring Slowdown. More Americans are filing for unemployment insurance than they were this time a year ago, potentially an early sign that the strong job market is starting to cool.
1:00 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Why Elizabeth Warren’s Plan B for health care won’t fly Even many Democrats will object to the higher taxes and disruption required to transform health careElizabeth Warren’s aggressive Plan B for transforming health care is too antagonistic to powerful interests to ever get off the ground.
12:17 p.m. Dec. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
Tech Regulation Is Finally Here, and It Could Get Messy With Congress otherwise occupied, California is taking the lead on new tech regulations
5:00 a.m. Dec. 13, 2019 - By Jonathan Clements
The 5 secrets to my financial success These simple, unsexy and drama-free habits helped put my retirement savings on track These simple, unsexy and drama-free habits helped put my retirement savings on track
9:14 a.m. Dec. 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Fed Didn’t Raise Interest Rates Today. Paul Volcker Might Have. As the Federal Open Market Committee wound up its two-day meeting Wednesday, one cannot help but wonder, “What would Paul Volcker have done?”
6:42 a.m. Dec. 9, 2019 - By Peter Morici
U.K. elections could be the beginning of the end of the EU Once the rest of Europe sees how Britain prospers, they’ll leave tooThis week’s elections in U.K. could prove to be the beginning of the end for the European Union.
1:02 a.m. Dec. 2, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Why the economy won’t re-elect Trump Trump can’t expand his support beyond his narrow baseVoters today are less concerned about the big macroeconomic numbers, and more worried about health care, college costs and the state of our roads and bridges.
2:58 a.m. Nov. 27, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
Did you tap into your retirement accounts early? Here’s how to handle it Financial emergencies can be hazardous to your 401(k) Financial emergencies can be hazardous to your 401(k)
8:06 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Middle-income Americans are increasingly ‘financially vulnerable,’ despite strong economy and low unemployment Households making less than $30,000 a year were the sole income group to see an increase in financial health Households making less than $30,000 a year were the sole income group to see an increase in financial health.
2:23 p.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
New Jersey seeks $640 million in taxes, fines from Uber for misclassifying workers Uber challenges move, says its drivers are independent contractorsNew Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors
7:53 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Alicia H. Munnell
What will retirement look like in 50 years? Best way to look forward is to look backBest way to look forward is to look back
5:42 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Barkin says recession is not imminent Richmond Fed President worried ‘we could talk ourselves into one’Absent shocks, a recession is not imminent, said Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin on Tuesday.
4:33 p.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Best Stock Market Ever Heads Into Stocks’ Best Time of the Year With the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite at record levels, equities are entering the six months that historically have been their strongest.
6:24 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - Barrons.com
What to Expect From the Fed Today The real news from the Fed this today will be how it explains a likely rate cut. Here’s how to understand all the jargon.
6:21 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Why would the Fed cut interest rates a 3rd time in a row even as stocks near records? Investors may soon find out The Fed went through a similar cutting cycle in 1995 and 1998A scant few think that Jerome Powell & Co. will opt not to cut interest rates on Wednesday for a third time in as many gatherings of the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday.
3:53 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Can the stock market march higher without the promise of more Fed cuts? Central bank easing has helped power markets, but this support might soon come to an end.Analysts fear that the central bank’s prescription of “insurance” cuts will have run its course, leaving the market without a key pillar of support, potentially setting the stage for a pullback
7:13 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Fed Could Cut Interest Rates for the 3rd Time in a Row The Fed went through a similar cutting cycle in 1995 and 1998
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