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Gold closes out Thursday trade higher, aims for weekly gain

Fannie Mae chief economist says the U.S. housing market has finally turned a corner and temporary child tax credits contributed to Americans’ financial security in 2021

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. The good news: Americans’ financial security soared last year. The bad news: That may be due to this lucrative, but temporary tax break The share of Americans who said they were able to cover $400 in emergency expenses, using cash or its equivalents, reached a 9-year-high. Read More …

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'The weight of this debt is crushing': I'm 74, and a retired speech-language pathologist with a student-loan debt of $200K. Am I obliged to pay it off?

‘What are the chances? I retire and the stock market crashes. All my plans are upside down.’ I want to draw on my 401(k) to renovate my new home. What options do I have?

Dear Quentin, I’m due to retire in two months and I have already moved to my new home in the sun. I have not sold my apartment in a major U.S. metropolitan area on the east coast, as I wanted to see how I settled into my new life. It’s a quiet, but beautiful city …

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Inheriting a house? Read this before you make any rash decisions

Inheriting a house? Read this before you make any rash decisions

Leaving behind a home for a loved one to inherit is a huge gift, but without the right planning, it could be an equally large headache.  Beneficiaries must juggle many considerations when they inherit a home, especially if they’re sharing that gift with siblings or others. There are tax implications whether they keep or sell …

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Gold closes out Thursday trade higher, aims for weekly gain

‘Revenge travel’ is coming back in Summer 2022 and husband-wife lab researchers admit taking Pfizer vaccine data to develop their own cancer treatment

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘I chose to take a gamble’: Husband-wife lab researchers admit taking Pfizer vaccine data to develop their own cancer treatment The plot unraveled after Chenyan Wu was caught trying to sneak toxic chemicals into the U.S. from China to start a lab in San Diego. Read More Airbnb …

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Stock investors are now starting to feel the 5 stages of bear-market grief

Stock investors are now starting to feel the 5 stages of bear-market grief

The bear market for stocks isn’t over. In fact, it may have aways to go. That’s because — even with the S&P 500 SPX, +2.02% 16% below its all-time high, and both the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.76% and the Russell 2000 Index RUT, +3.19% into bear-market territory — many investors are more focused on when …

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Gold closes out Thursday trade higher, aims for weekly gain

Buffalo supermarket shooting made a ‘food desert’ in a Black area even worse and Biden has a plan to tackle America’s housing shortage — but will it be enough?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Buffalo supermarket shooting made a ‘food desert’ in a Black neighborhood even worse Food deserts ‘exist for two reasons: economics and bias,’ an anti-hunger advocate said. Read More ‘Millions of families struggle to keep roofs over their heads’: Biden administration has a plan to tackle America’s housing shortage …

Buffalo supermarket shooting made a ‘food desert’ in a Black area even worse and Biden has a plan to tackle America’s housing shortage — but will it be enough? Read More »

These money and investing tips can help you juggle whatever the stock market throws at you

These money and investing tips can help you juggle whatever the stock market throws at you

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Sign up here to get MarketWatch’s best mutual funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS Welcome to Generation Z’s first bear market Up until recently, young people’s primary experience of the market was that stocks almost always go up Read More The Dow …

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The 2022 Honda Odyssey is a superb minivan truly made for families

The 2022 Honda Odyssey is a superb minivan truly made for families

Price: Pricing for the 2022 Honda Odyssey starts at $33,040. The 2022 Honda Odyssey is one of the top minivans. Although most rivals each have something special going for them, the Odyssey is a superb package. Every time an owner steps in, there will be evidence that a team of experienced and clever parents working for Honda HMC, …

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