Personal Finance Daily: Where are the high-paying ‘green’ jobs? Often in the states fighting against them and here’s how you can earn more than 6 figures renting your pool out

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Have a pool? Here’s how you can earn more than 6 figures renting it out There are now more than 25,000 pools listed on Swimply, which operates in the U.S. and Canada. Read More People are getting ‘squeezed’ by soaring rents, especially Gen Z, according to Bank of …

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Earnings Results: GoodRx stock rockets after earnings as company says snag with large grocer has been resolved

Shares of GoodRx Holdings Inc. popped nearly 50% in after-hours trading Monday after the company, which offers services for people looking to compare prescription drug prices, topped expectations with its latest results and indicated that a previously disclosed issue with a major grocer has since been “addressed.” The company reported a second-quarter net loss of …

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Help My Career: ‘We are drowning in debt’: Black and Brown mothers grapple with more obstacles balancing child care and bills as they return to work

For Menyuan Jordan, taking care of her three children while juggling a career that she loves has been like walking a tightrope.  Being in the mental-health field, Jordan, a social worker in Austell, Ga., knows the value she provides with her work as a community therapist. But she can’t fully focus on work; her children …

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Next Avenue: When can you retire? This beginner’s guide can help you find the answer.

“I want to know if I can retire,” Marie said, dropping her investment file on my desk and sitting down across from me. She was typical of many preretirees everywhere, trying to figure out when they could stop working. When I was a financial planner, many of my clients, like Marie, thought this was an …

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The Moneyist: My bank accidentally deposited $10K in my account. I reported it, then moved it to my savings account. Have I done enough?

Dear Quentin, Last month, I deposited a check into my checking account. The bank teller accidentally put one too many zeros on the amount of the check, giving me a deposit of almost $10,000 instead of almost $1,000. When I discovered the error the next day, I called the bank’s customer service number and reported …

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FA Center: Bear market blues: How to keep a sense of financial control in uncertain times.

Between pandemic lockdowns, health scares, contentious politics and significant inflation with rising prices, many U.S. investors might feel they’re losing control of their situations. Add to that a bear market for stocks, with a possible recession looming.  To remain resilient, we can focus on caring for our physical, mental and financial wellness — and that …

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Before Crypto Lender Crashed, Celsius CEO Was Known for Big Ideas and Battles

For some 30 years, Alex Mashinsky barreled into whatever was the hot technology of the time, promising revolutions in long-distance calling, airport rides and, most recently, crypto. He often left a trail of unhappy friends, colleagues and investors. His latest venture, Celsius Network LLC, pitched itself as both safe and subversive. It was a way …

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: The Inflation Reduction Act would send $80 billion to the IRS, but some tax experts wonder if it’s enough to help the backlogged agency

For roughly a year, Jonathan Baer watched a paper folder full of tax-related paperwork slowly grow as he chronicled his efforts to get his 2020 tax refund. The attempts included upwards of 40 phone calls to the Internal Revenue Service. Most ended without speaking to a person. The rare ones that did reach a person …

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The Moneyist: My boyfriend, 68, has almost no ‘mad money’ for fun activities and trips. He lives with his father, 95, and expects to inherit his house. Is it unreasonable to expect him to get a part-time job?

I am a 65-year-old retired woman with modest Social Security and annuity payments. I also own my own home and have savings. I’ve been seeing a 68-year-old retiree since just before the pandemic. He lives with his 95-year-old dad, who is in poor health (he can’t get around much, doesn’t drive, and is showing signs …

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The Moneyist: ‘I’m stuck in a penny-pincher mindset’: My spouse and I bought a home, but he only wants to buy high-end items. How can we agree?

Dear Quentin, My spouse and I spent years saving for a new house, and living well below our means. It may sound weird, but now that we have a new home, we feel overwhelmed by the prospect of spending our savings on the items we were actually saving toward.  Basically, my partner feels bolstered by …

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