How the Budget Deal Will Change Medicare and Social Security
There's good news, but a popular claiming strategy will end.
10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you
The aftermath of the real estate bust has made life tougher for appraisers—and their customers are feeling the impact.
A Guide to Organizing Financial Paperwork
Here are some guiding principles to help you sort through clutter, including how long to keep financial records.
How can I get an 8% return on my investment?
You can't control market returns. You're better off focusing on the things you can control: how much you save and spend, how you divvy up your savings between stocks and bonds and how much of your return you give up to investment expenses.
Smart Estate Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs
Follow these strategies to reduce inheritance taxes and probate issues for your heirs.
How I became a cyborg and joined an underground medical movement
MarketWatch sent me to Pittsburgh to become a cyborg. I came back with a story about how health care could drive the next phase of integration between technology and the human body.
Why choose a CPA for all your tax needs?
Everyone knows about CPAs, right? Although you may often hear friends talk about meeting with their CPAs at tax time or when they need critical advice, in fact many people are not...
We asked 86 burglars how they broke into homes
What burglars said were the biggest deterrents, what didn't stop them and how you can protect your home.
Here's how much Hillary Clinton's tax plan would hit the rich
The tax proposals Hillary Clinton has put forth so far would certainly raise the tax burden of the country's highest earners, according to a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center. But her plan would also make the tax code more complex.
Why Women’s Clothing Sizes Aren’t What They Used to Be
Thanks to shifting guidelines for women’s clothing, today’s size 8 is yesterday’s size 16.