10 money lessons I wish I’d listened to when I was younger

2020-02-12

I have devoted my entire adult life to learning about money. That might sound like cruel-and-unusual punishment, but I’ve mostly enjoyed it. For more than three decades, I’ve spent my days perusing the business pages, reading finance books, scanning academic studies and talking to countless folks about their finances. Yet,Read More →

James Carville is ‘scared to death’ the Democratic presidential hopefuls won’t fulfill their ‘one moral imperative’

2020-02-07

James Carville’s famed Clinton-era catch phrase “It’s the economy, stupid,” was meant to serve as a constant reminder to the 1992 presidential campaign he managed to center its appeal to voters on the premise that widespread economic dissatisfaction would be remedied under the leadership of Bill Clinton. Twenty-eight years later,Read More →

Even flood maps don’t sway Florida coastal residents, and Trump promises 100,000 new ‘high-paying’ auto jobs — here’s why it may not be as simple as that

2020-02-07

TGIF, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance ‘There’s an oiliness in it that stays in your mouth’: This café charges $39 for a cup of java made from bird droppings Holy Crapuccino! A $9 Starbucks coffee may never seem quite so expensive again. ‘Sea-level rise won’t affect myRead More →

What exactly happens during a coronavirus screening at an airport

2020-01-30

As the novel coronavirus’s death toll and confirmed cases continue to rise, U.S. officials have expanded screening measures to 20 airports nationwide. So what exactly should passengers traveling from China — and the general flying public — expect at these enhanced-screening airports? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiallyRead More →

The 10 best new car models of 2020

2020-01-29

For the 2020 model year, there are more than 45 all-new and redesigned SUVs, cars and trucks. We’ve had the chance to drive nearly all of them. Here are our 10 favorites. 2020 Kia Telluride The Kia Telluride is a spacious, luxurious 3-row SUV that blends the practicality and safety featuresRead More →