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Opinion: Markets’ selloff reveals how you’ll react if stocks fall further

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average moves more than 500 points in a day, it’s testing your mettle as an investor.<p>If you’re a buy-and-holder, it is …

Investing

When the stock market last crashed, these sectors fared best

The stock market decline on Thursday and Friday was the worst in four years, as investors worrying about oil, China and Federal Reserve policy fled …

Stock Markets

Beware of Online Puppy Scams

A cute puppy can be an irresistible pawn.<p>Using the Internet to look at pictures of adorable puppies is a wonderful idea (says a writer who spends a …

Puppies

Why Medicare Premiums May Jump 50%

Some 30% of Medicare beneficiaries, including new enrollees, may be hit with higher Part B premiums.<p><i>This story corrects an earlier column, “3 Ways to</i> …

Retirement

Stocks, economic growth, and a Fed conference — 5 things to know this week

Hello friends and <i>Fortune</i> readers.<p>Global markets will open on Monday still reeling from last week’s massive sell-off, which was spurred by fears over …

Six Lifestyle Choices You’ll Need to Make to Retire Early

It sometimes seems as if everyone wants to retire early. In fact, if you spend enough time on personal finance blogs, you may even come to think that …

Why you need to ignore the anti-401(k) cranks

Recently we’ve seen some headline-grabbing claims that people shouldn’t invest in their 401(k)s.<p>I won’t link directly to these specious pieces or …

Retirement

10 Common Money Mistakes People Make In Their 20s

Managing your finances can be difficult, especially in your 20s; check out 10 common money mistakes people make in their 20s and how to avoid them.

'What I Wish I Had Known About Money in My 20s': 6 True Stories

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Many of us spend our 20s having fun and living in the moment, but that carefree attitude can sometimes lead to poor money …

Personal Finance

5 things most millennials don't know about saving for retirement

With such little disposable income, many millennials find they have no room to contribute to retirement savings. And many experts now believe millennials will not have enough money to last for retirement or, worse, will be forced to retire well into their 7os.<p>But there's still hope for this …

Here’s the advice you get from Vanguard’s new robot-human hybrid

Vanguard’s response to the robo-adviser boom went into wide release this month, so MarketWatch asked for a recommended portfolio for a typical …

Investing

The Companies Poised For Best Earnings Growth In 2015

As we approach the mid-year point of 2015, a few themes have emerged within corporate earnings: mainly, the low price of fuel is benefiting the transportation sector, boosting margins and therefore earnings. If this trend continues, it will bode well for the earnings of many transportation-related …

How To Afford Retirement Travel

<i>Travel is a big goal of retirees. But it is expensive. Here is some practical advice on how to do it from AdviceIQ Network member Harold Wong, an economics Ph.D. and certified public accountant, who has advisor offices in Tempe and Surprise, Ariz.:</i><p>If you’re like most people who think about …

5 Mistakes to Avoid for the Rest of 2015

<i>Some just starting out in the stock market can blindly fixate on the opinions and headlines out of the financial media without doing their own research, so MoneyShow’s Tom Asprayshares five mistakes for traders and investors to avoid for the rest of 2015.</i><p>As I suggested before the 2014 holiday …

Stock Markets

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The Biggest Family Secret... Money

How much should you talk about family finances in front of the kids? How much should they know about the family’s overall financial health?<p>Perhaps more than you think. If you argue at all about money (and most people do — at least sometimes), then there’s a good chance your children or …

What To Do With A Retired Husband: Chapter 1 of 3

I was gathering up my things after a workshop for a major hospital when I looked up and saw a woman standing in front of me. She was not only invading my personal space, but she wasn’t happy.<p>I was a bit nervous and confused because my workshops usually end on a high note with people feeling good …

Five Reasons Why the Dow Will Probably Blow Past the 20,000 Mark in 2015

As a rule, I’m not big on predictions – mine or anyone else’s. But I’m going to stick my neck out here, and say that the Dow Jones Industrial Average …

How to Become A Millionaire – 5 Steps to Becoming Wealthy

My wife reads my site and often sends me links to stories and other ideas. One day she sent me a link to an article called 8 Ways to Make a Million …

Are You Being Paid What You’re Worth?

If you want to know if you’re being paid what you’re worth, here are five websites that can help you do that. These can be especially important if …

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans So You Can Get On With Your Life

For an entire generation, student loan debt has become a crippling fact of life. Part of the problem is the sheer size of student loan debt. For the …

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Insurance Industry

Finally! A Flying Car Could Go On Sale As Soon As 2017

It’s the future promised to us by the Jetsons, “Back To The Future” and even as far back as Jules Verne: Finally after decades of dreaming and waiting, a company has plans to make a flying car commercially available to the public within 24 months.<p>Last year, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled its …

Flying Car

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Contact lens with built-in telescope could help people with blinding disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lights, mirrors, action! Scientists are developing smart contact lenses embedded with miniscule mirrors that can magnify your vision by almost three times.<p>The 1.55mm-thick lenses incorporate a thin reflective telescope made of mirrors and filters; when light enters the eye it bounces off …

Macular Degeneration

Americans get more bang for their buck in Europe as euro slides

Americans travelling to Europe are getting more bang for their buck, as the euro slides towards parity with the dollar.<p>The increased purchasing power for US travellers means they’re willing to spend more in eurozone countries, providing a spring time boost to the tourist industry.<p>Americans hit the …

People Are Paying Hundreds Of Dollars For Secondhand Lululemon Clothes, Racked Discovers

Would you pay hundreds for used running leggings? Racked unearthed the financial absurdities behind the thriving Lululemon resale market, and it turns out the brand's superfans will pay many times the original price for rare cropped pants or jackets in limited edition colorways.<p>The retail blog …

Facebook, Google, and the Economics of Time

The two giants of the mobile-ad economy have opposing philosophies on making money from your time. Namely, Google saves time while Facebook soaks it up.<p>In 2011, Hal Varian, the chief economist at Google, wanted to study the millions of hours saved by Google searches. His team took questions like,</i> …

Mobile Devices