Worried about mismanaging your money? Try this financial report in 7 steps

Worried about mismanaging your money?  Try this financial report in 7 steps

As kids and teens prepare for “back to school,” now is the time for adults to “get back to basics” when it comes to their finances. Give yourself a financial statement. Examine the current state of your finances and determine what you need to do to be – or stay – on track to reach … Read more

NBA star James Harden lends support to financial literacy

NBA star James Harden lends support to financial literacy

James Harden of the Philadelphia 76ers looks for a pass against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round on April 25, 2022. Tim Nwachukwu | Getty Images For NBA player James Harden, building financial literacy in young adults is personal. Harden, a point guard and shooter who recently signed a … Read more

Black Friday online sales top $9 billion in new record

Black Friday online sales top  billion in new record

Black Friday shoppers wait to enter the Coach store at the Opry Mills mall in Nashville, Tennessee on November 25, 2022. Herald Seth | AFP | Getty Images Consumers spent a record $9.12 billion on online purchases during Black Friday this year, according to Adobe, which tracks sales on retailer websites. Overall online sales for … Read more

Inflation causes 54% of adults to reduce or stop their retirement savings

Inflation causes 54% of adults to reduce or stop their retirement savings

Brandon Bell | Getty Images “Make a plan” to replenish your retirement account If rapidly rising prices have hurt your ability to save for retirement, it’s important to try to get back on the savings path as soon as possible, experts say. “Make a plan now for how and when you’ll do it,” said certified … Read more

What to know about the latest student loan payment suspension extension

What to know about the latest student loan payment suspension extension

President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona. The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images It’s been almost three years since people with federal student loans had to pay off their debt, and the Biden administration recently announced that borrowers have even more time. In March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic first … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

New retirees can expect to face financial surprises, financial advisers say

New retirees can expect to face financial surprises, financial advisers say

Retirement is a major goal that many workers watch for throughout their careers. However, once people reach retirement age, they are often in store for financial surprises, despite decades of preparation. For today’s retirees, this is compounded by new uncertainties brought by historically high inflation and recent stock market turmoil. Ideally, those retiring already have … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

Raphael Warnock has a cash advantage over Herschel Walker

Raphael Warnock has a cash advantage over Herschel Walker

The Reverend Raphael Warnock, Democratic Senator from Georgia (L), and Republican candidate for US Senate Herschel Walker from Georgia. Reuters Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock’s campaign has nearly three times as much money as Republican nominee Herschel Walker heading into the home stretch of Georgia’s Senate election runoff, according to new documents filed by the Federal … Read more

End of a winning week on Fed dovish bets

End of a winning week on Fed dovish bets

European markets muted but mark sixth week of gains Europe’s Stoxx 600 index closed flat on Friday, capping an upbeat week that saw it break a three-month high and secure a sixth week of gains. Major German and French stock exchanges were flat, with Britain’s FTSE 100 gaining 0.3%. Expectations of a slowdown in Federal … Read more