Biden confirms his top economic aide is leaving the White House

Biden confirms his top economic aide is leaving the White House

CNN — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that his National Economic Council Director Brian Deese plans to step down from office, a long-awaited confirmation of an expected departure. Biden’s statement offered no details on a successor or when Deese would leave, but praised the work of his top economist during a tough time for … Read more

How to safely use payment apps

How to safely use payment apps

Kimberly Palmer As a frequent PayPal user, I was not surprised to see a payment request pop up on the app. But when I read it, I knew something was wrong. In the message, a stranger asked me to send them $699 in order to get a “refund”. While I immediately recognized the request as … Read more

Potential ban on U.S. investment in Chinese tech could hurt these sectors

Potential ban on U.S. investment in Chinese tech could hurt these sectors

The Biden administration has said the United States is competing with China and limiting the ability of American companies to sell high-end chip technologies to China. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — A ban on U.S. investment in Chinese tech could increase market volatility — but some sectors could escape untouched, Bank of … Read more

Hunter Biden calls for federal probe into Trump allies on laptop

Hunter Biden calls for federal probe into Trump allies on laptop

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, asked the Justice Department in a letter Wednesday to investigate former President Donald Trump’s close allies and others who accessed and broadcast personal data from a laptop. was dropped at its Delaware store in 2019. In a separate letter, Hunter Biden’s attorneys also asked … Read more

“I want to meet someone rich. Is it so bad? I win $210,000. I’m tired of dating “losers”.

“I want to meet someone rich.  Is it so bad?  I win 0,000.  I’m tired of dating “losers”.

I’ve reached the point in my life where I want to settle down, but I recently had a disagreement with a friend about my priorities, and I’d appreciate your insight. I’m 46, single, and make $210,000, not including my annual bonus. I have paid off my student loans and I own my house. He is … Read more

FBI searches Biden’s vacation home; no classified documents

FBI searches Biden’s vacation home;  no classified documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on Wednesday, without revealing any classified documents.the latest in an extraordinary series of raids on his properties and those of his predecessor. Officers took handwritten notes and other documents relating to Biden’s time as vice president for review, just as … Read more

I’m 66 and I have $47,000 left on my 30-year mortgage. I’ll be 90 when it’s paid off. Should I refinance to a 15-year fixed?

I’m 66 and I have ,000 left on my 30-year mortgage.  I’ll be 90 when it’s paid off.  Should I refinance to a 15-year fixed?

Dear MarketWatch, I am 66 and have a mortgage with $47,000 remaining. My interest rate is 3% and it is a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. I pay $136 per month. My mortgage was supposed to be paid off in 2027. But my old lender decided to sell my loan to another, and now it … Read more

As the Fed hikes rates a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling clients to invest — and store — their money and colleges have used pandemic-era relief funds to nearly cancel $1.5 billion in student debt

As the Fed hikes rates a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling clients to invest — and store — their money and colleges have used pandemic-era relief funds to nearly cancel .5 billion in student debt

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. As the Fed hikes rates a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling clients to invest — and store — their money The Fed’s 25 basis point move is its eighth consecutive interest rate hike. Read more Colleges used pandemic-era relief funds to write off nearly $1.5 … Read more

FBI finds no classified documents in Biden’s Delaware vacation home

FBI finds no classified documents in Biden’s Delaware vacation home

CNN — The FBI conducted a search of President Joe Biden’s home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday and found no documents bearing classified marks, according to Biden’s personal attorney. Bob Bauer, Biden’s attorney, said the FBI took handwritten notes and some documents with them for further examination. The search lasted three and a half … Read more

FBI searches Biden Rehoboth’s home as part of investigation into classified documents

FBI searches Biden Rehoboth’s home as part of investigation into classified documents

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden walk on Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 7, 2021. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images FBI agents are searching President Joe Biden’s seaside home in Rehoboth, Delaware on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the previous discovery of classified documents at other locations linked to … Read more