The Morning Journal : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal en urn:article:13455922 Plan On Squandering Your Tax Refund? Think Again http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/plan-on-squandering-your-tax-refund-think-again/13455922 With April 15 on the horizon, a taxpayer's gaze turns to the refund and how to spend this working person's idea of a financial largesse.… Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:57:00 EST urn:article:13455820 How Retirees Can Fight to Block Financial Shock http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/how-retirees-can-fight-to-block-financial-shock/13455820 Julie Rains, a personal finance writer located in Winston-Salem, N.C., doesn't want to be one of those retirement savers who's blindsided by severe, downward-spiraling stock… Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:24:00 EST https://www.mainstreet.com/article/what-will-a-rate-hike-will-do-for-your-investments What Will a Rate Hike Will Do for Your Investments? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/what-will-rate-hike-will-do-your-investments/1 The markets have been turbulent since the Federal Reserve announced its rate hike in December. That is not your cue to panic. More than four… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:39:00 EST https://www.mainstreet.com/article/investors-rarely-trade-their-401ks-even-during-recent-selloffs Investors Rarely Trade Their 401(k)s, Even During Recent Selloffs http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/investors-rarely-trade-their-401ks-even-during-recent-selloffs/1 Investors rarely trade or even rebalance their 401(k) accounts, and their complacency could be saving them from making hasty decisions such as rushing to divest… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:36:00 EST urn:article:13453739 10 Tech Companies With Big Cloud Businesses http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/10-tech-companies-with-big-cloud-businesses/13453739 Cloud services are increasingly becoming a material part of business for many tech companies, especially to those that may be struggling with revenue growth from… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:10:00 EST urn:article:13454403 Fed's Yellen Doesn't Foresee Interest Rate Cuts http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/feds-yellen-doesnt-foresee-interest-rate-cuts/13454403 This article, originally published at 9:34 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, has been updated with testimony from a congressional committee hearing. Federal Reserve… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:46:00 EST urn:article:13454840 Rent an Apartment? Then You’re Paying More for Auto Insurance http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/rent-an-apartment-then-yoursquore-paying-more-for-auto-insurance/13454840 If you're renting a home or apartment, there's a ripple effect in your personal financial life, and it's not a good one. Here's… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:36:00 EST urn:article:13454810 What a Rate Hike Will Do for Your Investments http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/what-a-rate-hike-will-do-for-your-investments/13454810 The markets have been turbulent since the Federal Reserve announced its rate hike in December. That is not your cue to panic. More than four… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:13:00 EST urn:article:13454635 Investors Complacent in 401(k) Accounts, Rarely Trade Even During Recent Selloffs http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/investors-complacent-in-401k-accounts-rarely-trade-even-during-recent-selloffs/13454635 Investors rarely trade or even rebalance their 401(k) accounts, and their complacency could be saving them from making hasty decisions such as rushing to divest… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:45:00 EST urn:article:13454174 Paid Family Leave Stands to Advance in the U.S. http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-morning-journal/story/paid-family-leave-stands-to-advance-in-the-us/13454174 When one domino falls the others must soon follow. So it goes for paid family leave policies, which are catching on in the public and… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:27:00 EST