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People who live on the coast are typically happier than those who don’t
Those residing about half a mile from the beach are up to 40% less likely to show signs of mental health disorders.
My elderly father refuses to use his oxygen tank — will our stepmother get all his money if he dies without a will?
‘The only end-of-life planning he will allow is that we need to throw a big party and have the funeral at his church.’
I earn twice my husband’s salary and pay all the bills — now he hides all his savings
‘I am starting to worry because we are almost 50 and have a 16-year-old child who is about to go to college.’
These cities have the highest job and wage growth in America
A new Glassdoor analysis is based on millions of online jobs and salaries in major metro areas across the U.S.
Silicon Valley’s final frontier for mobile payments — ‘the neoliberal takeover of the human body’
Ditching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate America.
Why Jennifer Aniston declined my ‘Friends’ request
‘Friends’ is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and the actress who played Rachel Green was way ahead of her time.
Meet the quiet Christian money manager who’s comfortably beating the market
Mark Mulholland tells MarketWatch he set up a mutual fund, Matthew 25, after a homeless man quoted a section of that gospel from the Bible.
My ex-husband borrowed money to marry a woman 40 years his junior — how do I protect my son’s $1M estate?
‘Even though he’s deeply in debt and can barely pay his rent, he’s discussing the possibility of having additional children with his new bride.’
CNN and Fox News are the second and third most divisive brands in the country
According to Morning Consult, an increasing number of Americans are digging in as the divide continues to widen since Trump’s itchy Twitter finger made it to the White House.
What’s your ‘wealth number’? Find out how rich you are on a scale from minus-2 to 11
Ever wonder where you fit in, wealth-wise, on a scale from ‘subsistence farmer’ to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos? If so, Bloomberg Businessweek is here to help.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Giuliani-Barr rift complicates Trump defense as impeachment inquiry gets under way
Barr was reported to have been surprised and angry to discover weeks after the fact that the president had lumped him together with Giuliani on his July phone call with Ukraine’s Zelensky.
Bernie Sanders raises $25 million in the third quarter, topping Pete Buttigieg’s haul of $19 million
Presidential campaigns are starting to reveal their fundraising totals for the third quarter ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline, when figures must be disclosed to the Federal Election Commission.
Trump trade war collides with domestic discontent in China
Five hundred days into the U.S.-China trade war, after a dozen unproductive high-level meetings between the two countries, expectations are low for October’s talks in Washington. But, for a variety of reasons, Tanner Brown observes, anything could still happen.
Trump rips Fed as manufacturing sector contracts and praises China on anniversary
President Trump on Tuesday ripped the Federal Reserve after a weak U.S. manufacturing report and congratulated the People’s Republic of China on its 70-year anniversary even as Republicans condemned it.
Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he would ‘go to the mat’ over ‘existential’ threat to his business from Elizabeth Warren
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he would “go to the mat” and “fight” against Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren after her threat to break up his social-media empire.
Fed rate-cut in October seen as more likely after weak ISM manufacturing report
Investors think Tuesday’s weak September ISM manufacturing report makes it more likely the Federal Reserve will cut interest-rates at its next meeting at the end of the month.