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‘Real estate is tangible. It enjoys a host of tax benefits’: Yes, investors can still make money in a cooling housing market
‘We’re definitely bullish on multifamily both in the short term and the long term,’ DiversyFund’s Alan Lewis said. Read More
The sharp rise in mortgage rates didn’t just hurt homebuyers — banks are now losing money on loans
A surge in rates pushed the housing market into a recession last year, and banks saw a sharp drop in volume. Those losses are now showing up on earnings reports Read More
What will it take for U.S. stocks to soar?
Also: Banks begin a critical earnings season, Warren Buffett’s Japan foray, and tax and travel tips. Read More
What is the tax extension deadline? When is Tax Day? Take the MarketWatch Tax Quiz to see if you are prepared
Take the stress out of tax season with the MarketWatch tax quiz. Read More
‘It’s a mother thing’: My kids are authorized users on my credit cards. They’re 25 and 29. Will it hurt their credit scores if I remove them?
‘I suppose one option would be to keep them as authorized users forever, but someday I won’t be here.’ Read More
Teach kids about spending and saving so they’ll know how to use money, not abuse it
These age-appropriate lessons and resources can help you relay smart personal finance tips. Read More
Companies embracing ESG shouldn’t run from workplace diversity — they should double down
Organizations with ethnic- and gender diversity significantly outperform their less-diverse peers. Read More
U.S. billionaires have grown nearly one-third richer during the pandemic, while a ‘permanent underclass’ struggles, Oxfam says
Ahead of Tax Day next week, Oxfam presented five arguments for a wealth tax. Read More