Everyone’s a Landlord—Small-Time Investors Snap Up Out-of-State Properties

Jack Cronin found San Francisco-area homes too expensive or too far from the city center to buy when he lived there in 2020. The tech worker still wanted a piece of the hottest housing market of his lifetime, so he started looking farther afield. Last year, the 28-year-old used a website called Roofstock, which provides … Read more

Nvidia, Salesforce, Zoom, Macy’s, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size Numerous technology and retail companies will report their latest quarterly results this week. Federal Reserve watchers will be tuning into the central bank’s annual confab in Jackson Hole, Wyo., at the end of the week. Zoom Video Communications will be Monday’s earnings highlight, followed by results from Nvidia ,   Advance Auto Parts , … Read more

Nvidia, Salesforce, Zoom, Macy’s, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

Text size Numerous technology and retail companies will report their latest quarterly results this week. Federal Reserve watchers will be tuning into the central bank’s annual confab in Jackson Hole, Wyo., at the end of the week. Zoom Video Communications will be Monday’s earnings highlight, followed by results from Nvidia ,   Advance Auto Parts , … Read more

My boyfriend, 68, has almost no ‘mad money’ for fun activities and trips. He lives with his father, 95, and expects to inherit his house. Is it unreasonable to expect him to get a part-time job?

I am a 65-year-old retired woman with modest Social Security and annuity payments. I also own my own home and have savings. I’ve been seeing a 68-year-old retiree since just before the pandemic. He lives with his 95-year-old dad, who is in poor health (he can’t get around much, doesn’t drive, and is showing signs … Read more

Kraft Heinz’s Earnings Beat Forecasts. Why the Stock Is Falling Anyway.

Text size Kraft Heinz posted second-quarter adjusted earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. Alex Wong/Getty Images Kraft Heinz posted higher earnings than analysts expected and raised its full-year forecast for organic net sales, but the stock slid anyway as profit margins narrowed. Kraft (ticker: KHC) reported adjusted earnings for its second quarter of 70 cents … Read more

‘I’m being taken advantage of by my own husband’: I pay all the bills and gave the down payment for our home, and all he does is buy stuff and contribute to his 401(k)

I’m being taken advantage of by my own husband. I have been married for almost 10 years. When my husband and I were first married, he convinced me to stop working after the first year or so, which I regret. A couple of years ago my mom died, leaving me a very small inheritance of … Read more

3 crucial financial moves to make now after the Fed’s biggest rate hike since 1994

In a matter of months, it’s become more expensive to carry a credit card balance, a car loan or a mortgage as the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes have seeped into borrowing costs. It’s tough medicine that central bankers hope will break the fever of hot inflation — and no one expects the doses to … Read more

Big Interview: Intelligent Energy boss on why they might have to build £100m gigafactory in Europe

The Government could decide this summer if it is ready to back a £100 million gigafactory that would create up to 600 jobs in central England – or whether the project will go over to Europe. The boss of Intelligent Energy said his company was desperate to commit to a UK manufacturing base as demand … Read more

Good news for home buyers? Fannie Mae chief economist says the U.S. housing market has finally turned a corner. Here’s why.

The inventory shortage, high prices and rising interest rates have finally bitten. Single-family home sales fell sharply by 16.6% in April to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 591,000, according to Census Bureau data released Tuesday. That was the slowest rate of sales since April 2020 during the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, offering … Read more

‘The construction industry shouts about safety, but only whispers about health’

The Chartered Institute of Building’s 2020 research about workplace mental health revealed devastating results about the male-dominated construction industry. It found that male construction workers are three times more likely to die by suicide than the national average, with figures now suggesting that more than one worker a day will take their own life. With … Read more