Here are must-read MarketWatch articles on investing and private finance from the previous week.
1. Equifax pays $300 million; you’ll be able to go after $20,000
As a part of a $700 million settlement with regulators, Equifax
has already paid $300 million right into a fund that can assist individuals who suffered hurt after the credit standing company’s epic knowledge breach. Here’s the best way to declare as much as $20,000.
2. The GDP report: Why it’s fallacious
Rex Nutting says a greater measure exhibits the financial system really had its finest development in a yr.
Tim Mullaney disagrees. He says it’s a foul report, and Trump is in charge.
And sure, the Federal Reserve will nonetheless reduce rates of interest on Wednesday.
three. Look right here for a superb school training that’s comparatively low-cost
Consider honors faculties run by state universities.
Related: Your school main could have an effect on your capability to get a mortgage
four. Amazon hasn’t killed these retail shares
With so many conventional retailers dying gradual deaths within the age of Amazon.com
it might shock you that these 5 have thrived.
5. Tesla’s ‘bad’ quarter and Musk’s complicated forecasts
second-quarter gross sales have been up 40% from the earlier quarter and 59% kind a yr earlier, however the firm nonetheless upset analysts. Tesla simplified its monetary steering however CEO Elon Musk continued to set lofty targets throughout the electrical automotive maker’s earnings name.
Tesla’s shares have been down 14% on Thursday and it’s inventory and long-term traders have been on a roller-coaster trip this yr:
6. It’s true — it can save you cash by doing a little analysis
The TV commercials are annoying, however minimal effort can prevent some huge cash on automotive insurance coverage.
7. Dividend inventory lists
Here’s an inventory of dividend shares that could be bargains, as they’ve underperformed this yr, despite the fact that their payouts are lined by free money stream.
Related: Dozens of Dividend Aristocrat inventory have been huge winners in 2019
eight. This man says it’s time to pay much less alimony to his ex
Quentin Fottrell — MarketWatch’s Moneyist — helps a divorced reader who says it’s not truthful that he’s going to work on a regular basis and supporting his ex-wife, who nonetheless hasn’t gotten a gentle job 5 years later.
9. Remember final yr’s inventory selloff?
Michael Brush is getting a way of deja vu and has an funding technique for that.
10. Want an reasonably priced retirement? Try heading method down south.
This couple went to Mexico.
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