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When it's OK for parents to lie to kids about money

There are times it's OK for parents to lie to their kids, and when conversations deal with money, it's just fine to fib, says Marketwatch's Catey Hill.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 10:21am EST

Tags: parenting, money, consumer, Marketwatch, Catey Hill

Some things aren't meant to be mail-ordered

While it may be convenient, some things shouldn't be shipped in the mail.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 05:06am EST

Tags: mail order, mail, Marketwatch, Quentin Fottrell

D.C. neighborhood ranks among most expensive in U.S.

How expensive is it to rent an apartment in the District? Well, one D.C. neighborhood has made a list of the most expensive in the country.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 05:12am EST

Tags: rent, Foggy Bottom, Apartments.com, Marketwatch

Avoid the biggest stress that comes with selling a home

If you're selling your home, you can expect buyers to have a home inspection conducted before they close on your house. And it's stressful for the seller especially if you have no idea what the inspector might find.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 08:42am EDT

Tags: Matt Heimer, Encore blog, Marketwatch, home inspection, Verronica Robinson

What you should and shouldn't buy on Amazon.com

When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. But for some items, shopping at the e-commerce site can cost you money.

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 06:57am EDT

Tags: amazon, price comparison, Megan Cloherty, Catey Hill, Marketwatch

Study: Facebook affects divorce rates, marital satisfaction

A new study concludes Facebook and other social media sites are playing a significant role in divorce rates and marital satisfaction. But is Facebook causing divorce or divorce causing people to use Facebook?

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:40am EDT

Tags: Quentin Fottrell, Marketwatch, divorce, Facebook, Neal Augenstein

Experts: Only two weeks to protect your computer

Computer security experts are encouraging users to take several steps quickly, to ensure their machines haven't been infected by two hacker networks.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 03:15am EDT

Tags: Priya Anand, Marketwatch, CryptoLocker, Gameover Zeus, Neal Augenstein, malware

Tips to negotiate a lower cable bill

Saving money sometimes can be as easy as asking for a better deal. Check out some tips from Marketwatch.com about how to negotiate a better bargain on your cable bill.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:13am EST

Tags: Marketwatch, Kristi King, cable companies, negotiate, cable bill, WTOP Saves You Money

New kitchen gadget creates a bowl out of bacon

The newest made-for-TV kitchen gadget is here. The "Perfect Bacon Bowl" creates an edible shell out of strips of bacon.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 11:59am EST

Tags: Bacon, Marketwatch, kitchen gadgets

Ways to avoid retailers' tricks while holiday shopping

Stores get sneaky to get your money -- so you better get sneaky right back.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 04:09am EST

Tags: Marketwatch, Shopping, Joan Jones, Quentin Fottrell

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