3:12 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021
Social Security redesigned your statement, here’s why you should take a long, hard look at itThey've made it easier to see how much you might collect, but experts have some criticisms.
7:02 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
Would a beefed-up IRS bring in more tax revenue, as Biden says? Experts are dividedThe Congressional Budget Office is expected to release new estimates by Friday on Build Back Better and how much cash auditing wealthy taxpayers would bring in.
10:49 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021
- By Vivien Lou Chen
Long-dated Treasury yields hit the highest level in three weeks after U.S. retail sales dataTen- and 30-year Treasury yields rose on Tuesday after the latest reading on U.S. retail sales.
6:02 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021
‘They promise so much.’ Are those Medicare Advantage TV ads for real?Some of what you hear on those Medicare Advantage TV ads is true, but the fine print shows that “free” isn't really “free.”
6:41 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
The 3 things the happiest retirees do with their financesWhy are some retirees so happy and others so miserable? These financial planners may have the answer, and it's not just about money.
6:37 a.m. Nov. 2, 2021
Yahoo pulls out of China, citing 'challenging' operating environmentYahoo Inc. said Tuesday it has pulled out of China, citing an increasingly challenging operating environment.
12:40 p.m. Oct. 30, 2021
Should you move in your 50s or 60s? How to choose where to live in retirementThe author of 'Right Place Right Time' has some smart ideas to help you answer two critical
questions about where to live in the second half of life.
4:11 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
Should I buy a bitcoin ETF? Here's what some pros say you should considerEvery week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
12:33 p.m. Oct. 11, 2021
- By Vivien Lou Chen
A California investment firm went from near ruin to managing over $100 billion: Its turnaround may offer solutions to the 'Great Resignation'WCM Investment Management, based in Laguna Beach, California, almost went out of business a decade ago due to a string of bad stock picks. Here's how it lived to fight another day.
7:04 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021
Medicare is not enough—why so many Americans over 65 can’t afford health careThanks to the types of care Medicare doesn't cover and the out-of-pocket costs, health care is too expensive for most older Americans.
12:52 p.m. Oct. 2, 2021
1 in 5 older Americans say they used up their savings or lost their main source of income because of the pandemicAmericans over 65 have been facing greater economic hardship and health care disruption than people their age in 10 other wealthy nations. In some cases, far greater.
9:59 a.m. Sept. 25, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
Nancy Davis wants to be the 'Vanguard of convexity,' as she rolls out a new low-cost fixed-income ETFEvery week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
1:34 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021
- By Philip van Doorn
Here's a safer way to invest in bitcoin and blockchain technologyExchange traded funds enable you to tap into the hot asset category while lowering risk.
11:59 p.m. Aug. 25, 2021
The true cost of owning a home: Five things I learned when my laptop got drenched by a ceiling leakMy laptop tale of woe and what I learned from the experience that can help with your personal finances and homeownership.
12:08 p.m. Aug. 25, 2021
The best of times, the worst of times: Saving, borrowing, investing and taxes in a stormy economyHere's some timely advice on managing personal finances and retirement in uncertain times.
11:58 p.m. Aug. 9, 2021
8:18 a.m. Aug. 7, 2021
Unsure about investing? Join the club—an investment club.If you're insecure about investing in stocks, you might want to consider starting, or joining, an investment club with a small group of others. Here's how they work.
11:58 p.m. Aug. 5, 2021
Older workers are being nudged out the door: Why is it still OK to be ageist on the job?Ageism is socially condoned to a point where it's often overlooked as a prejudice, says a researcher of the topic.
2:47 p.m. July 17, 2021
How to get good help with claiming Social Security—when and how you claim can be the difference between a decent retirement and a terrible oneSocial Security expert Laurence Kotlikoff believes at least half, if not 70%, of people claiming Social Security benefits 'are making major mistakes.'
1:45 p.m. July 10, 2021
8 inflation tips for your savings, investments and retirement planningWe're not talking about the 1970s here, but still, rising prices are a definite economic trend now and need to be factored into your personal financial planning.
11:58 p.m. July 5, 2021
'There's a lot of people struggling out there.' Why many older Americans are living in poverty in places with low cost of livingThe Elder Index shows where older Americans are most economically insecure. Some of the cities and communities probably aren't ones you'd expect.
11:58 p.m. June 24, 2021
These are the questions readers say you should ask your doctor, and what a doctor thinks of themAfter reading about what to ask your doctor from the author of 'Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors and Patients,' readers offered up their own suggestions.
11:47 a.m. June 3, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
U.S. Treasury yields rise to highest since mid-May as jobs data improvesU.S. government bond yields rise Thursday, and the 2-year and 10-year Treasurys hit their highest rate since mid to early May, following a private-sector report that showed a sizable gain in employment last month and weekly jobless claims that hit a new pandemic-era low.
7:47 a.m. June 1, 2021
KKR, CD&R strike $5.3 billion deal to take Cloudera privatePrivate-equity firms KKR & Co. and Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC agreed to buy Cloudera Inc. for roughly $5.3 billion in a deal that would take the software company private.
12:30 p.m. May 29, 2021
Burnout, depression, denial: How our culture of medicine is killing both doctors and patientsThe 'Uncaring' author and physician explains why it's happening, and says health care must be more customer-friendly.
5:44 a.m. May 4, 2021
How Will the World of Finance Change in 100 Years?Karen Karniol-Tambour, co-chief investment officer for sustainability at Bridgewater Associates; Tom Slater, head of U.S. equities and portfolio manager of the U.S. equity and long term global growth funds at Baillie Gifford; and Jerry Yang, founding partner of AME Cloud Ventures and co-founder of Yahoo discussed the future of finance in a special Barron's Roundtable event.
11:31 a.m. May 3, 2021
- By Sunny Oh
Dow, S&P 500 book gains to kick off May as investors focus on supply-chain bottlenecks, Fed talkStocks finish mostly higher Monday, despite weaker-than-expected manufacturing data as the recovery from the COVID pandemic puts pressure on prices, supply chains.
4:57 a.m. May 3, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
Dow climbs 260 points as stocks aim to start May with positive toneU.S. stocks kick off May with gains as evidence mounts that American corporations are rebounding from the deadly COVID pandemic, portending a strong bounce for the overall economy in the second half of 2021.
4:34 a.m. May 3, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
A 10% drop or at least a pause could be looming for the S&P 500. Take shelter in these sectors, says veteran strategistSell in May and go away? How about 'curb your enthusiasm,' says our call of the day from Stifel.
3:53 a.m. May 3, 2021
- By Emily Bary
Verizon confirms $5 billion sale of its media business to ApolloVerizon Communications Inc. confirmed Monday that it plans to sell its media business to Apollo Funds in a $5 billion deal.
Verizon stock gains 0.2% premarket after deal to sell Yahoo, AOL brands
3:04 a.m. May 3, 2021
Verizon to sell Verizon Media, including Yahoo and AOL brands, for $5 bln to Apollo Global
3:03 a.m. May 3, 2021
1:02 p.m. April 28, 2021
Verizon may sell its media assets, including Yahoo and AOLVerizon Communications Inc. is exploring a sale of its media assets including Yahoo and AOL, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling a dramatic reversal of the communications company’s once-lofty ambitions in the sector.
10:14 a.m. April 26, 2021
The smart things some workers are doing to retire by 55Those who aspire to retire by age 55 are well-positioned, and if you want to be reach this goal, it's good idea to get 'fired' up about saving and investing.
8:43 a.m. April 16, 2021
How to avoid the financial toll of family caregivingFor one woman, the costs of caring for her parents led her to file for bankruptcy, and the pandemic has increased the strain for many.
10:36 a.m. March 29, 2021
Where are the jobs? These are the areas that are growing nowThe pandemic has increased job prospects in certain fields and lowered them in others. Here's what to look for, especially if you're over 50.
10:13 a.m. March 20, 2021
- By Richard Eisenberg
Live positive, age positive: The secret to wealth and health as you grow older The author of ‘The Power of Positive Aging’ talks about coping with cancer, protecting your immune system, and how aging is merely an ‘inconvenience’The author of a new book says that a positive mindset helps you cope with serious challenges as you age.
7:49 a.m. March 3, 2021
Could California's Master Plan for Aging set the bar for the rest of the country?If replicated in 49 other states, some of the proposals could make life better for both older and younger residents. The needs are urgent as well as long-term.
4:00 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021
- By MarketWatch
Here’s Jim Cramer’s theory of the emerging strategy at GameStop as its chief financial officer exitsApart from the wild stock-price moves, GameStop does have an underlying business, and it's clear that the videogames retailer is trying to change direction.
1:01 p.m. Feb. 1, 2021
'A terrible time for a lot of men’: Why this financial adviser started a men-only retirement group Loss of identity. Loss of income. Loss of colleagues. The transition to retirement can be especially rough on high-achieving men. That's why there's Chapter X.