Bitcoin is coming to 401(k) plans. But not your target-date fund

Thomas Barwick | Stone | Getty Images Crypto may be coming to your 401(k) plan. But the same isn’t true of target-date funds — at least not yet. Target-date funds are the most popular investments in workplace retirement plans. They hold a mix of stocks, bonds and other securities, growing more conservative over time as … Read more

Before summer storms, check homeowners policy for weather coverage

Win McNamee | Getty Images As the spring heat sets in, homeowners may want to make sure they’re prepared for the inclement weather that’s likely to follow soon. This preparation should include checking your insurance coverage. Whether you live in an area prone to hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, hail, wildfires or severe storms – all of … Read more

Hoping to snag a cheap airline ticket for summer travel? Good luck, new inflation data show

Airfare costs have taken off ahead of a summer travel season running on steep demand and high gas prices, according to new price inflation data released Wednesday. The record-breaking cost increase for airline tickets stood out in a Consumer Price Index reportt that showed an overall 0.3% increase in the cost of living from March … Read more

Tricks for finding summer travel bargains

The majority of Americans — 7 out of 10 — plan to travel in the next 12 months for leisure, according to a February Nerd Wallet survey. Many Americans are looking to travel this summer, and most hope to find a good deal. Air travel has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels. The number of flyers … Read more

‘Open discussion of salary is protected by law’: Should you tell your coworkers your salary — or keep it a secret?

Hello and welcome to Financial Face-off, a MarketWatch column where we help you weigh financial decisions. Our columnist will give her verdict. Tell us whether you think she’s right in the comments. And please share your suggestions for future Financial Face-off columns. The job market is hot and so are salaries. People are quitting jobs … Read more

Why Evs Catching Fire Insurance Claims May Be Rejected

With numerous news reports of electric scooters catching fire in the country, the question to be asked is whether the damage resulting from such incidents is covered by car insurance or not. A liability insurance does not cover damage caused by fire. “India has two types of insurance policies: comprehensive and third party liability. While … Read more

Chase Sapphire Preferred’s new welcome bonus is worth $1,000 in trips

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. The price of the trip is to skyrocketand consumers eager to get back on the road … Read more

Your new retirement home could be a cruise ship

Jeff Farschman, 72, is a serial cruiser from Delaware who spends months at sea in retirement. Jeff Farschman For nearly two decades, 72-year-old Jeff Farschman spent his golden years like many other adventurous retirees – enjoying leisure cruises to exotic ports of call. But unlike many of his fellow cruisers, Farschman essentially lives at sea. … Read more

What Bitcoin Could Be Worth to Fidelity. You’ll Be Surprised.

Text size Fidelity’s push into Bitcoin is raising controversy but could be lucrative for the company. Dreamstime.com Fidelity Investments shocked the retirement industry last month with a move to make Bitcoin available in 401(k) plans. Add up the revenue that might bring in, and it starts to be less of a surprise. Fidelity is the … Read more

What Bitcoin Could Be Worth to Fidelity. You’ll Be Surprised.

Text size Fidelity’s push into Bitcoin is raising controversy but could be lucrative for the company. Dreamstime.com Fidelity Investments shocked the retirement industry last month with a move to make Bitcoin available in 401(k) plans. Add up the revenue that might bring in, and it starts to be less of a surprise. Fidelity is the … Read more