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Stop trying to ground the Gulf airlines

Nicole Kidman looks very relaxed in Etihad Airways’ new advertisements, as she floats gently down on to a bed in its three-room Residence first-class …

How Your Kids Can Help Cut Your Tax Bill

As you rush to finish your tax return this year, don't overlook the ways your children (or grandchildren) can save you money.<p>As a busy parent, you …

3 Promotions That Show Sprint Is Desperate for Your Business

Sprint is offering crazy-sounding deals right now, including hand delivery of new phones. But that doesn't mean the wireless provider offers good …

Which Wins for Retirement Savings: Roth IRA or Roth 401(k)?

Q: I am 30 and just starting to save for retirement. My employer offers a traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k) but no company match....<p><b>Q: I am 30 and</b> …

Why Netflix Is Splitting Its Stock

Netflix is asking shareholders to pave the way toward a drastic stock split. But it really doesn't matter -- with a few notable exceptions.<p>Netflix …

Global Expansion Drives Netflix Subscriber Growth

Netflix says it has more than 62 million subscribers worldwide.<p>Sign up to receive the latest updates and smartest advice from the editors of MONEY

Rental Properties vs. Stocks and Bonds

Q: I bought a rental property that has increased in value considerably. The cash is great, but I’m wondering if I should sell high and...<p><b>Q: I bought</b> …

If You Want to Buy a Home, Here's What You Need to Do Now

For the first time in years, the boom-and-bust housing market may be finding its sweet spot, with good deals for buyers and sellers. Is it time to …

My $505,845 Mistake

This is why you have to "buy and hold."<p>Pull up a stool, and let me tell you a bittersweet tale about the one that mostly got away. It was 2002, and I …

STOCKS GET CRUSHED: Here's what you need to know

It was an ugly day for global stock markets. The Dow briefly wiped away all its gains for the year with all 30 stocks closing negative. European and Asian stocks also got crushed.<p>First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 17,826.30, -279.47, (-1.54%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,081.18, -23.81, (-1.13%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,931.81, -75.98, …

How To Make a Billion Dollars in Real Estate

The annual Forbes Billionaires List speaks volumes about the movement and concentration of wealth across industries and geographies. The list includes two US-based self-made real estate billionaires added in 2015 and two added last year. How did these new members of the billionaires club make their …

Credit cards: 3 you can close, 1 you shouldn't

Closing unused credit card accounts may sound like a good idea, but it could hurt your credit score because of increased utilization and, eventually, shorter credit history.<p>That said, if you want to close accounts, you should aim to close cards that won't hurt your score significantly or those that …

Personal Finance

These are the world's most powerful passports

A passport from a country on good diplomatic terms with its peers is a powerful tool, allowing holders to travel across borders with ease.<p>Financial firm Arton Capital, which specializes in helping wealthy individuals obtain multiple citizenships, sometimes through immigrant investor programs, has …

The strongest BRIC is starting to crumble

Weak domestic and external demand, depressed industrial production, and stubbornly low inflation have some analysts worried.<p>But let's backtrack. While China, Russia, and Brazil have all run into trouble, India had been well positioned for growth for a bunch of reasons: Namely, the impact of falling …

Deutsche Bank compares the Chinese economy to a pubescent teenager

China released some ugly economic data this week.<p>GDP expanded 7% year-on-year, below the 7.3% pace of Q4 2014 and in line with expectations. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, this was even weaker, rising 1.3% versus expectations for an increase of 1.4%.<p>Other economic data from the world's …

Oil slide slashes first-quarter profit, not investment plans at Saudi's SABIC

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Basic Industries Corp faces heavy pressure on its profits due to cheap oil but will keep investing globally to boost capacity in key areas, its acting chief executive said on Sunday after the company reported a 39 plunge in first-quarter profit.<p>SABIC <2010.SE>, one of the …