Tag: personal-finance

Is it too late to score a hotel deal this summer? Not if you follow these surefire tips

For those seeking a deal on a hotel room, this is turning into an endless summer of frustration. But take heart: There are still ways...

Index funds have many benefits, but don’t skip actively managed funds

Some are even solely relying on a passive strategy to build a portfolio. Passive investing is the most basic form of putting one’s money in...

White House planning targeted new eviction moratorium: reports

The Biden administration is developing a new eviction moratorium following criticism from liberal lawmakers after a previous ban on evictions was allowed to expire over...

Should you opt for fuel credit cards to beat petrol price rise?

ith the covid pandemic-led curbs easing across the country, many workers have returned to offices. This has increased the use of personal vehicles to commute,...

Retirement security ‘is shakier than ever’ and ‘Americans are not saving enough’ for old age

Americans’ retirement security is unstable, and legislation focused on pensions, Social Security and other savings or healthcare concerns must be a priority for government officials,...

Fall in China tech stocks may open up opportunities

China is actively shaping its technology sector to ensure governmental control, accountability and reduced interference with its social agenda. Indians investing in China need to...

Three investment options for senior citizens to beat inflation

Inflation is one of the biggest risks investors face, as it reduces the purchasing power of money. So, if a good is worth ₹100 now,...

Americans confront spice cabinets stocked with ancient history and what to know before traveling overseas amid COVID

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Over 9 million additional Americans will lose enhanced unemployment benefits next month Some 3.5 million Americans from 26...

Equity investments may not be the solution for all your financial goals

Timelines are the most essential thing one should keep in mind while planning for financial goals. But, one generally tends to forget this in looking...

What is making floating rate funds  so popular?

Floating rate funds have seen huge inflows in recent months as investors expect interest rates to rise. This is because floating rate funds benefit from...

My girlfriend has $20 million. I’m worth $1 million. Should she pay for big-ticket items like her engagement ring and our honeymoon?

My girlfriend has a net worth of around $20 million and, well, let’s just say I don’t. Luckily for me, she truly loves me and...

Amex Platinum vs Chase Sapphire Reserve and other credit cards

CNN —   CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission...

‘You’ve got to do the right thing’: 50 healthcare groups ask employers to mandate worker COVID vaccines — but one big obstacle remains

In the face of rising COVID-19 case counts fueled by the delta variant and ongoing reluctance to get vaccinated among many Americans, more than 50...

Opinion: Working longer is possible for most people

I have long been a fan of working longer. Claiming Social Security at age 70 rather than age 62 produces monthly benefits at least 76% higher. These...

We want to retire to a fun lake house, but we also want city amenities. Our budget is $450,000. Where should we go?

We’d like to retire on a lake, but not in a small town since we both love the symphony and the amenities a city offers...

Opinion: What is true financial freedom?

Two recent surveys show the troubles Americans are having with money, and especially with retirement. And it’s not just in the wake of the pandemic,...

Here’s how much the 2021 NBA draft picks will earn on their rookie contracts

A group of new athletes joined the NBA fraternity on Thursday night as the league held its annual draft. For players, the team that drafts...

Tired and retired? Here’s how to get a good night’s sleep

After decades of toiling in the working world, you’re exhausted. Retirement is your chance for renewal, where you can regain energy and lust for life....

Behold, a different kind of student-debt cancellation

For years, student advocates and some higher-education leaders have worried about the ways in which even small debts that students owe to their schools can...

Rental bonds are a great idea, but will they work?

If you are planning to take a house on rent, especially in cities such as Bengaluru, you may have to arrange for a security deposit...

Chase Freedom Student credit card review

CNN —   CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value, but does not review all...

DICGC to settle claims if bank under moratorium

Bringing relief to depositors of stressed banks placed under a moratorium, the Union cabinet on 28 July cleared amendments to the Deposit Insurance Credit Guarantee...

It’s happening: Young people are moving to golf communities

This article is reprinted by permission from The Escape Home, a newsletter for second homeowners and those who want to be. Subscribe here. © 2021....

Tech-focussed funds have had a rich harvest. Will it continue?

In terms of sectoral returns, IT has been an outperformer by a wide margin. Over the past year, tech funds have delivered an average return...

We compare the 2021 Genesis G90 with the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-class

With plenty of competition in the luxury sedan class, the 2021 Genesis G90 makes a very strong impression. Is it enough to dethrone the reigning...