Happy 2020, MarketWatchers! Don’t miss these top stories:
‘Help! I’m 22 with $70,000 in savings and investments, but I’m addicted to checking my brokerage accounts multiple times a day’
‘I am addicted to watching the “total accounts” number grow in my portfolio.’
The best (and worst) diets for 2020, according to a panel of 25 health professionals
A panel of ‘nationally recognized’ experts in diet, nutrition, obesity, food psychology, diabetes and heart disease spent months deciding on the No. 1 diet, based on seven criteria.
Returning Christmas presents? Do it before these deadlines at Apple, Amazon and Walmart
About 5 billion tons of returned merchandise end up in landfills every year, according to one estimate.
My stepfather wants to move his new wife into my late mother’s house: Can I ‘kick her out’ after he dies?
‘Does she have any right to the house?’
Mortgage rates remain stable to start 2020 — and that could mean an early start to the spring home-buying season
Improved economic data and market sentiment has contributed to interest-rate stability in recent weeks.
5 ways to keep your money safe from hackers in 2020
It only takes a few clicks to strengthen your security.
Will 2020 be a good year to buy a home? Here’s what the experts say
Last year, economists expected mortgage rates to rise — but then they fell.
Starting a new job in 2020? Read this before you fill out the new W4 form
Filling out the revamped W-4 form correctly could save you a surprise tax bill.
‘My husband’s kids hate me and didn’t come to our wedding, yet he’s leaving them all his money.’ How can I secure my future?
‘He is financially better off than me and before we got married he required me to sign a prenuptial agreement.’
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Five things that could go wrong in 2020 to upend the U.S. economic expansion
The economy is in a good place, but risks abound, from a stock market reversal to geopolitical issues.
America’s love affair with the single-family house is slowly cooling
The wisdom of suburban sprawl is being questioned by states and municipalities.
A popular Wall Street blogger vowed to never short the stock market again — until now
After getting destroyed by misplaced bets against stocks, Wolf Richter of the popular Wolf Street financial blog, says he’s back at it again.