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I got into an accident after my friend asked me to drive her car. She insists I pay her full deductible. Is that fair?
‘A truck was speeding down a two-way road, and we were hit in the very back left side of her car when he veered into my lane.’ Read More
Naomi Osaka says ‘It’s O.K. not to be O.K.’ and calls for mental health days for tennis pros
The four-time Grand Slam tennis champ courted controversy after quitting the French Open to focus on her mental health Read More
‘They could be the next LeBron!’ — media mogul Gary Vaynerchuk offers wisdom to young investors
The 45-year-old CEO commonly known as “Gary Vee” invested early in Facebook and Twitter and spoke with MarketWatch about NFTs — and how smart 13-year-olds are. Read More
Mortgage rates slide to lowest levels since winter as investors grow skeptical of economic recovery
‘The shift in the market’s outlook suggests that rates have little reason to move sharply higher anytime soon.’ Read More
Liquidating his property portfolio, Elon Musk says he now lives in a tiny $50,000 prefab house in Texas that he rents from SpaceX
After selling much of his real-estate portfolio in the past year and listing his final property earlier this month to focus on his mission to Mars, the Tesla TSLA and SpaceX CEO is taking the retirement-saver dictum “Live below your means” to another level. Read More
Watch out — too much tax deferral can backfire on small business owners
Even though 2020 is over, you can still defer taxable income for that year if you’ve not yet sent in your return. Read More
Women are leaving the workforce at a disturbing rate — here’s what leaders can do about it
Retaining female talent creates a healthy work environment for everyone. Read More
Ohio, California, New York and Michigan are dangling million-dollar lotteries to get people vaccinated — but will it work?
Will it lead to a sustained increase in vaccination rates or merely a temporary bump? Read More
Return of the compact pickup: the Hyundai Santa Cruz vs. the Ford Maverick
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz and the 2022 Ford Maverick mark the return of compact pickups to the U.S. market. Here’s how they compare. Read More
With car and gas prices this high, a used plug-in is the way to go
Here’s what to look for and who might want to shop this growing alternative market. Read More