The most boring videos on TikTok could save you thousands of dollars, and here’s what you can do to help people who are homeless this holiday season

2019-12-07

TGIF, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Here’s what you can do to help people who are homeless this holiday season (and what NOT to do) A global ‘Sleep Out’ on Saturday will raise awareness and funds to combat homelessness. There’s been a disturbing rise in cellphone injuriesRead More →

‘I could live on my Social Security and still save money’: This 66-year-old left Chicago for ‘calming’ Costa Rica — where he now plans to live indefinitely

2019-11-30

A school break changed 66-year-old Martin Farber’s life forever. In 2007, his daughter — who at the time was attending Illinois State University — decided she wanted to spend a college holiday volunteering in Costa Rica and staying with a local family, he explains. She came home raving about theRead More →

6 adventure vehicles that save on gas, too

2019-11-01

The vehicles that have historically supported an outdoor-driven lifestyle have typically been old trucks, big lumbering SUVs and utilitarian vans, none of which are particularly fuel-efficient. Given the short-term benefits a fuel efficient vehicle can offer on a long distance road trip to a remote place, and the long-term benefitsRead More →

How to save on professional photography services

2019-04-26

There’s almost always a reason for photographs — an engagement, wedding, graduation, pregnancy, you name it. For many of these occasions, you’ll want a professional on hand who can do more than add a fancy filter to an ordinary snapshot. But hiring a photographer to capture life’s important milestones can beRead 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 →