Tag: Advice

My husband, 79, promised to leave his grandson his home. After 22 years of marriage is that fair to me?

I am a married woman age 69 and my husband is 79. I am his second wife and we have been married for 22 years....

‘I have been plagued by enormous guilt and regret:’ I tried to care for my late father, but I gave up. How can I ever forgive myself?

I am seeking advice on how to get over a terrible mistake I made. I did not care for my aged father. I am the...

My coworker owns 10 homes, 9 of which are rented. How did he get a stimulus check while I didn’t?

Dear Moneyist, I have a question about the stimulus checks. I happened to have inherited my mother’s house, so if I don’t qualify, that’s fine....

‘Lifeline to workers’: For some, Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan isn’t coming a moment too soon

On Thursday evening, President-elect Joe Biden said he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds as part of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19...

‘They get free money’: People will receive a $600 stimulus check and $300 extra unemployment. Why is there no accountability?

I am concerned that people are receiving another 11 weeks of unemployment benefits along with an extra $300 per week. I don’t have a problem...

I didn’t receive a $1,200 stimulus check during the first surge of COVID-19. Will I get a $600 check this time around?

I was married and didn’t qualify for the $1,200 stimulus check based on my 2018 tax returns. I am now divorced and filed my 2019...

I earned $100,000 in 2019, but far less in 2020. Why did I not get a stimulus check? How is that fair?

Dear Moneyist, I have a question about the stimulus check. Why is the stimulus check based on 2019 tax returns? I earned over $100,000 in...

These money and investing tips can help you manage your portfolio — and your expectations — in 2021

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and strategies...

The legally murky eviction of a North Carolina single mother — despite the CDC’s moratorium: ‘Nobody’s enforcing it’

As the nation’s attention was focused on who would be the next president the day after the Nov. 3 election, Sierra Graves was busy grabbing...

These money and investing tips can help you ride the stock market’s year-end momentum

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer insight about how...

These money and investing tips can help you set up for the stock market’s ‘Great Rotation’ to value from growth

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Bargain-basement value stocks have been out of favor for years, with investors driving up the prices and...

‘Help is coming — and it’s coming soon’: Dr. Fauci outlines when COVID-19 vaccination will be available to all Americans

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and an expert in infectious diseases for the last four decades, gave his...

These money and investing tips can help you ready your portfolio for the Biden administration

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Americans have voted and a new president has been elected. Now comes the hard part. These money...

Joe Biden’s pandemic plan — mandatory face masks, paid sick leave, restoring Obamacare and free COVID-19 tests

Joe Biden has one critical task ahead of him: COVID-19. The former vice president will become the 46th president of the United States after 20...

These money and investing tips can help you figure out which portfolio moves — if any — to make now

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and suggestions...

With an election looming and no end in sight for COVID-19, Americans admit to reading news they don’t trust. Why?

American journalism is in the crosshairs. More than 80% of Americans say they believe the spread of misinformation is a major problem this election year,...

Mortgage rates dip slightly as Americans rush to refinance their home loans

Mortgage rates are flirting with another record low — and that means the boom in refinancing has not yet finished. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged...

Scientists examine how adults and children fight off COVID-19 — and say it may have implications for vaccine research

Why do children appear to fight off COVID-19 more effectively than adults? A new study published Tuesday on the immune response by children and adults...

These money and investing tips can keep your stocks and bonds covered in every season

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and insights...

‘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

Public-health officials have enacted a nationwide moratorium on evictions to protect Americans from COVID-19. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early...

Some COVID-19 patients suffer lung and heart damage, but there’s encouraging news for these ‘long haulers’

Up until she fell ill with COVID-19, Yvonne Cassidy, a New York-based novelist, said she thought there were only three types of COVID: “The mild...

Another warning from the 1918 flu for COVID-19: ‘Survival does not mean that individuals fully recovered’

There’s still so much we don’t know. Up until 68 days after falling ill with COVID-19, Yvonne Cassidy, a New York-based novelist, said she thought...

3 Power-Packed Techniques to Transform Your Business During Chaos

Uncertainty may be pervasive, but it’s not your friend. September 4, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Crisis is...

Gaps in the CDC’s eviction ban could leave some renters homeless, housing advocates say

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a historic nationwide ban on evictions, but ambiguous language in the order leaves open the...

How to Believe In Yourself Again

September 4, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In 1997, I started my company, Success Clinic, in my college dorm...