What to do about student debt

A turning point depends on more than Biden’s relief package. One of the hottest topics in personal finance right now is the prospect of student loan forgiveness. The proposed Biden plan would wipe out up to $20,000 in federal loans for some borrowers earning less than $125,000 a year or $250,000 for spouses. It could … Read more

I’m 56 and plan to retire at 62. I will have both public pensions and social security – but I also have a child starting college that I want to pay for. Do I need professional help?

Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I’m 56 and work for a state university, so I will have a state retirement plan. Previously, I worked full time and contributed to social security for 20 years. I still work part-time and contribute to social security. I plan to retire in six years when I turn 62, and recently started … Read more

People who are still afraid of catching COVID-19 are costing the US economy billions of dollars and my stepfather has dementia, and his sister is bullying him for money. How can I protect it?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. People who are still afraid of catching COVID-19 are costing the US economy billions of dollars The participation rate fell for the third consecutive month in November. Read more “Gaslighters have two signature moves: Are you gaslighted at work? How to recognize the signs. People who lie, steal, … Read more