What money flows and mutual funds really say about the stock market’s future

Many stock market bulls are expressing surprise that a net $88 billion was pulled out of U.S. equity funds and ETFs last year. They would have predicted that the net fund flow would have...

Is this life-changing Christmas gift from my new in-laws too good to be true?

Dear Moneyist, I am married to the love of my life and we are currently planning our forever home. It sounds great, and it was — until my new in-laws made their grand entrance. They...

The Democrat Who’s Supposed to Be Getting Trump’s Tax Returns Just Went to Mexico...

One of the most frustrating aspects of Democrats’ tenure in the House of Representatives majority has been how slowly the caucus has moved to obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns. The public interest reasons for...

Is Microsoft (MSFT) Stock a Buy at New High?

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) popped to touch a new 52-week and all-time on Monday. Now the question is should investors consider buying MSFT stock, even at its new high, as the likes...

Colleges trash GOP tax bill, say it would hurt financial aid

The tax bill includes a tax on institutions with endowments larger than $500,000 per student. The grad student tuition waiver tax is not present. Student loan interest deduction still present as well. As the GOP...

Advice for serving up a budget-friendly Thanksgiving dinner

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can feel like a thankless job if you’ve destroyed your budget to do so. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By setting realistic expectations, shopping strategically and delegating tasks,...

Republicans Largely Stay Silent After Sen. Bob Corker’s Rebuke Of President Trump

Tax cuts or bust remains the party’s motto for now. If you were expecting Sen. Bob Corker’s (R-Tenn.) scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump to open a floodgate of similar GOP recriminations, you’d be mistaken. Most...

Get over your fear of buying used stuff

Saving money isn’t the only reason to buy used Bedbugs. Weird smells. The possibility of imminent breakdowns. People have all sorts of excuses for not buying used stuff. Those who deliberately buy used items, though, say...

Trump’s Tax Plan Is An Act Of Political Domination By The Rich

But at least we don’t have to pretend it isn’t. Most Americans suffer from the unfortunate delusion that economic problems are violations of some mathematical order. When recession, severe inflation or other hard times engulf...

Dollar dips after Trump tax plan spurt, bond yields stay up

The dollar pulled back on Thursday, having risen along with bond yields after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest shake-up of the U.S. tax system in three decades and data bolstered calls for another...

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