When renting your first apartment (or your next one) an important question to consider is what percentage of income should go to rent. Spending too much of your paycheck on monthly rental payments could mean you come up short when it comes to covering other expenses, paying off debt or advancing your financial goals. […]
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China’s coronavirus has the world markets in panic mode.
On Friday, the Dow Jones dropped more than 600 points (about 2%). And the S&P 500 had its worst day since August 2019.
While the market started to recover some of its losses today, plenty of investors are still spooked… and there could be more volatility on the way in the short term […]
The Dow industrials ended the week down -2.5%. The broader S&P 500 fell -2.1%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell -1.8%.
And the Russell 2000 Index of riskier small-cap stocks plunged -2.9%.
Meanwhile, investors rushed into Treasury bonds… a traditional safe haven in times of distress.