The perfect sip for a polar vortex

2019-02-02

The bottles: Inniskillin Icewine Niagara Estate (375 ml), $55 for 2017 Vidal, $80 for Gold Vidal 2016 The back story: What is the perfect sip for a polar vortex? Most folks would say a steaming mug of hot cocoa. But we think about wine — icewine, to be exact. AsRead More →

This is the best place to buy a home in the U.S.

2019-01-27

Looking to buy a home? You might want to relocate to Virginia Beach, Va. The metropolitan area ranked as the No. 1 home buyer market in the country, according to a study from online real-estate brokerage Owners.com ASPS, +1.66% The report analyzed the housing markets in metropolitan areas with moreRead More →

The sneaky way some daters save money on Netflix

2019-01-26

Love & Money is a MarketWatch series looking at how our relationship with money impacts our relationships with significant others, friends and family. Over the past nine years, New York City-based massage therapist Lorraine has binged on a number of shows on Netflix NFLX, +3.48% from the platform’s original seriesRead More →

10 retirement lessons from a retired retirement pro

2019-01-25

For the better part of 40 years, I spent a great deal of time helping thousands of workers prepare for retirement. We ran seminars for workers and spouses on topics like retirement income, insurance, lifestyle, relocation and more. I think it’s fair to say that, if someone took advantage ofRead More →

Al Roker vs. Jillian Michaels: Who’s right about the Keto diet?

2019-01-18

There’s a major smackdown going on between Al Roker, weatherman and presenter on NBC’s CMCSA, +0.67%  ”The Today Show” and “The Biggest Loser” fitness trainer Jillian Michaels. The subject: The fashionable ultra-low-carb “Keto” diet. Roker follows it, along with a host of other celebrities. Michaels says it’s bad news. “SoRead More →