Personal Finance Daily: Putting parents’ savings guilt aside

Archive for April, 2010

Personal Finance Daily: Putting parents’ savings guilt aside

The daily rundown of MarketWatch’s coverage of personal finance. (21 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: Tax-credit crutch about to kicked from housing

But just because you don’t get in on the tax credit won’t mean you won’t be able to get a good deal on a house in May. (19 hours ago)

Personal Finance: Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain “signatures” by someone other than the actual author will be removed. (21 hours ago)

Updated: Iac, Dj Shutting Down Personal Finance Jv Filife Following Dramatic Traffic Decline

IAC and Dow Jones are shutting down FiLife today, paidContent has learned and IAC has confirmed. We reported last month that the plug could be pulled but sources then insisted that all options were being explored. (18 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: Goldman ‘does God’s work’ while we muddle on

On days like this, when one is reminded yet again of the ways big financial-services firms play puppet master with segments of the economy, tangling us all in their twisted strings, that the idea of planning one’s own personal finances seems somewhat futile. (13 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: How long should jobless get government benefits?

How long should the government hand out cash to the unemployed? That’s the question lawmakers are debating as they assess whether to extend jobless benefits for another few months, or longer. (10 hours ago)

Personal finance commitments rise 0.7% in February

Total personal finance commitments rose 0.7 per cent in February, seasonally adjusted, to $6.988 billion, from $6.943 billion in January, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. (2 days ago)

b>Personal Finance Daily: The week’s 10 best Personal Finance stories

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of April 5-9: (2 days ago)

b>Personal Finance Daily: Who put the tax deadline in the middle of spring?

Tax day is nearly upon us. My sense is that many of our readers are early-bird filers, not last-minute types. Have you filed? (11 hours ago)

b>Personal Finance Daily: U.S. consumers are back to buying what they need

Once you enjoy a living standard above subsistence, determining what is a need compared with a want is a challenge. In the United States, our default mode seems to be that we need pretty much anything that’s for sale. (11 hours ago)