Happy New Year, MarketWatchers! Anyone have a personal finance-related resolution? Get started the right way with these top stories.
Don’t be afraid to speak up — especially when it can save you money
When other people make mistakes with my money, I call them on it. So far it’s saved me $800.
Here’s what NOT to do if, like Hoda Kotb, you get a big promotion
It’s critical to remain attuned to the feelings of your co-workers.
Students who do this during college earn more money as graduates
There are ways to boost your salary and make yourself attractive to employers.
Trump tweeted that he made air travel safer — here’s how it could get more dangerous
President Trump took credit for zero deaths in 2017 on commercial airlines.
Here’s how workers can keep their jobs, despite the inexorable rise of automation
This is the best-case scenario for how artificial intelligence could affect workers.
Looking for love in 2018? Beware of these common Tinder photo mistakes
How to put your best face forward when using a dating app, without using tricks.
Do this one thing if you want to succeed with your New Year’s resolutions
Most Americans have three things they want to achieve in 2018.
Why the middle-aged ‘dad bod’ could be deadly instead of sexy
Joining a gym in 2018? Here’s why it could save your life.
The chilling reason Walt Disney World got rid of ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs at some hotels
Hotels in Florida and Las Vegas are rethinking these age-old policies.
Here’s how long it will take Americans to pay off their Christmas debt
Many people blew their holiday budgets this year.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Trump Today: President goes after familiar foes in tweet-storm
President Donald Trump laced into familiar foes like the Justice Department, the New York Times and the Iranian government in his first day back from his Florida holiday.
Sen. Orrin Hatch announces he will retire at end of term
Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah announced Tuesday he would retire at the end of his current term.
Big difference between Trump and Nixon, says John Dean — no Fox News then
John Dean, in an interview, says he believes in today’s media and political environment, Nixon might have finished his term.
Clobbered by new tax code, blue states — and pundits — plot their revenge
States with high tax burdens, most of which vote Democratic, are now jostling to find ways to blunt the impact of the new tax overhaul on their residents.
The Republicans’ grand supply-side experiment will work
Cutting taxes and red tape should boost U.S. growth rates, writes Peter Morici. But the supply-side experiment won’t work unless Republicans cut welfare spending as well.
Trump tax cut undermines most dynamic parts of the economy
The tax bill wraps into one package all that is wrong with the Republican Party and with the debased state of American democracy, writes Joseph Stiglitz.
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