I’m a retired mom, and want to buy an apartment in New Jersey with my daughter. Should we sell her home and buy now — or sell and wait for house prices to fall?

Dear MarketWatch, I’m from New Jersey. My daughter and I are looking to invest in a multi-family unit for our family. I’m retired and live in a luxury apartment paying $2,000 a month for rent, soon to increase to $2,200. My daughter is a homeowner and her property currently has $75,000 to $100,000 in equity. … Read more

Some home builders are offering mortgage rates as low as 3%. Here’s why they’re doing it.

Home builders are playing hardball by offering mortgage rates as low as 3% on new homes to boost buyer demand. So how and why are they doing that? For starters, home builders are feeling a lot less gloomy these days, as mortgage rates dip and buyer demand picks up. Mortgage demand surged on Wednesday, with … Read more

‘I grew up poor’: My wife and I have a $1.2 million real-estate portfolio and $250,000 invested in stocks. Are we financially secure enough to start a family?

My wife and I have been married for 12 years and have not started a family yet, with the exception of our two Labradors. We are both in finance, and have several years of technical experience in our professions. We have a $1.3 million dollar real-estate portfolio that has positive cash flow, and have a … Read more

Benefits of Having Same Day Loan

Do you want an easy way to get your finances sorted and refinance your debt? Do you need money fast to start a business or to develop it? Or maybe you just need money for day-to-day expenses, even if it’s just for one day. The best option is probably to get a same-day loan. The … Read more

The Recently Leaked Secret to Marijuana Legalization Uncovered

Anyone 21 or older would have the ability to possess small quantities of marijuana and be permitted to grow a few plants in their house. According to the most recent reports coming out of Colorado, marijuana is a main cause of homicides in the state, and the challenge is simply getting worse. Marijuana is a … Read more

What is Auto-Reconciliation? How Can it Save Small Businesses and Banks?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Imagine this. John Carter begins his job as the country club’s new finance and administration director by reconciling its payroll journal entries with employee payroll logbooks provided by its payroll processor. It takes him weeks and distracts him from other important issues. Eventually, Carter deduces that the … Read more

Democrats release Trump’s tax returns, and CPAs have questions: ‘In order to generate these kinds of losses, you need to be super rich. It’s not a poor man’s game.’

The nonpartisan committee’s findings also raised several red flags related to the filings, namely Trump’s carryover losses, loans to his children that may or may not also be considered taxable gifts, and deduction-related tax write-offs. In 2020, as the COVID pandemic hit, the Trumps reported a loss of $4.8 million. For 2018 and 2019, the … Read more

I retired at 50, went back to work at 53, and then a medical issue left me jobless: ‘There’s no such thing as a safe amount of money’

I had always said I was going to retire when I was 50. I had worked and saved since I was 16. Retiring without Medicare and Social Security is a scary thing. I wound up retiring then going back to work. At 53, I took a part-time job with a decent salary for the hours … Read more

‘I feel so betrayed’: Who should get my mother’s diamond rings? My late sister left them to her daughter-in-law. What options do you have?

By the time I was 19, both of my parents had passed away. My mom died from heart disease and my dad died two years later from lung cancer. My sister and I were quite close, but her alcoholic husband was always “stirring the pot” and for that reason I distanced myself. I regret this … Read more

‘I dug myself out of the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle’: Should I use my bonus to pay off my mortgage, put it in a savings account or Vanguard?

Dear Quentin, Over the last couple of years I dug myself out of the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, and I am making good money. I never learned about stocks, investing, etc. I do not have a 401(k) at work. My lawyer uncle advised me to open a self-managed Vanguard account with four different levels of stocks. I … Read more