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  1. Key Words: Office cat does his best work after hours

    09.21 / 20:50 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Much in the way that a fine-dining restaurant might open a morning doughnut counter to extend its kitchen’s revenue-generating hours or an apartment owner may list put her place on Airbnb while she’s on vacation, one Tulsa, Okla., marketing company has found a way to wring some extra money out of the local economy during its off-hours. Rather, its office cat has…
  2. The Moneyologist: I give my nanny time off — should I ask her to do after-hours babysitting as payback?

    09.21 / 20:50 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    This father feels uncomfortable asking his nanny, who works over 50 hours per week, to stay…
  3. More parents are raising children without gender roles

    09.21 / 18:52 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    New survey of 12,000 people worldwide finds views of gender are shifting…
  4. Key Words: Jim Rogers: When this bull market ends, ‘you don’t want the 26-year-old around’

    09.21 / 16:58 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Veteran investor Jim Rogers has repeated his prediction for the a market crash to end all crashes. Here’s why he says when the going gets tough, steer clear of the m…
  5. How to pick smarter investments in your U.S. Thrift Savings Plan

    09.21 / 15:58 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Make the government retirement plan work harder for…
  6. Being under surveillance changes our behavior — and not for the better

    09.21 / 15:58 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger was caught on tape berating comedian Kathy…
  7. Bottled water has overtaken soda — why you should avoid both

    09.21 / 14:59 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Some 45% of bottled water brands are sourced from the municipal water…
  8. How binge-drinking in college could affect the rest of your life

    09.21 / 14:59 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Research looks at the impact of alcohol on finding and keeping a…
  9. Economic Report: Buying a house just got more expensive: Mortgage rates rise for first time in 7 weeks

    09.21 / 14:59 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Home buyers beware: The cost of financing the purchase of a new home rose in late September for the first time in nearly two…
  10. Jeff Reeves's Strength in Numbers: Seven reasons to sell gold now

    09.21 / 14:59 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    After a decent run so far in 2017, it’s time for gold bugs to let it go, says Jeff R…
  11. The one thing never to do during a job interview

    09.21 / 13:54 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Be careful how you treat certain employees if you’re currently looking for a j…
  12. The most sought-after job in America pays $110,000 — but you will need this skill

    09.21 / 12:55 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    The best part about learning this skill? It’s f…
  13. The Wall Street Journal: Get a better deal on a new car by using this strategy

    09.21 / 10:00 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    A reverse auction pits car dealers against each other bidding a price down, and you can set it up…
  14. Next Avenue: Big insurance shock for domestic partners

    09.21 / 10:00 marketwatch.com MarketWatch - Personal Finance
    Ever since same-sex marriage became legal, more employers have eliminated domestic partner health…