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People worry about having too much cash in the bank

People worry about having too much cash in the bank

As rates on high-yield savings accounts fall steadily, some are tempted to raid their savings accounts to buy assets such as bitcoin, gold and stocks

Worried about losing your job during the pandemic?

Worried about losing your job during the pandemic?

If you fear layoffs may be coming, here are a number of tips on how to prepare

Declining Treasury yields are driving a rally in gold

Declining Treasury yields are driving a rally in gold

The demand for safe-haven assets is also boosting silver, which has gained about 20% in the past week

Banks to help consumers buy greener

Banks to help consumers buy greener

Morgan Stanley and Mastercard announcing moves to make personal finance more sustainable

Why 2020 is a bad year to turn 60

Why 2020 is a bad year to turn 60

COVID-related job losses this year could reduce Social Security benefits for millions of people born in 1960

Rich Americans donating more to charity

Rich Americans donating more to charity

The pandemic has encouraged owners of donor-advised funds to put to use some of the charitable dollars they've stockpiled

Wealthy millennials prioritize financial returns over ESG

Wealthy millennials prioritize financial returns over ESG

A survey of family offices finds the next generation of ultra-rich investors prefer to keep investments as they are

Bargaining amid the pandemic

Bargaining amid the pandemic

How to negotiate better prices for such big-ticket items as college tuition, cars and real estate

Working from home won’t get you any tax breaks

Working from home won’t get you any tax breaks

The 2017 tax law eliminated the federal write-offs previously allowed for unreimbursed business expenses and home offices

Timing a Social Security claim when you have children

Timing a Social Security claim when you have children

The Viagra college fund is alive and well, but the earnings test could reduce benefits

IRS provides expanded tax breaks for coronavirus-related distributions

IRS provides expanded tax breaks for coronavirus-related distributions

The agency's guidance allows more people to withdraw funds penalty-free from their retirement savings

Social Security withholds retroactive retirement benefits

Social Security withholds retroactive retirement benefits

The agency is delaying lump-sum payouts of back benefits amid the pandemic

Coming soon: $100 slices of commercial real estate

Coming soon: $100 slices of commercial real estate

Properties that will be available initially include a Milwaukee transport hub, a parking garage in Portland, Maine, and an office building in New York City

Outlook for the economy remains cloudy

Outlook for the economy remains cloudy

Massive stimulus efforts may not be enough to overcome the challenges posed by high unemployment, damage to small businesses

New rules for road warriors

New rules for road warriors

The new normal for the travel industry looks surprisingly similar to the old one