Here’s how to make money off the clothes you used to wear to the office

Here's how to make money off the clothes you used to wear to the office

Westend61 | Westend61 | Getty Images Many workers are finding themselves in an office less often than before the pandemic, and some haven’t gone back at all. So what to do with all those office clothes hanging in your closet? Here are some ideas. Get cash for your clothes You can sell your work clothing … Read more

As office hours return, how to buy new work clothes on a budget

As office hours return, how to buy new work clothes on a budget

Alxeypnferov | Istock | Getty Images As more people head back to the office, they may not be able to rely anymore on their work wardrobe from more than two years ago. Their tastes or size may have changed during the pandemic, or their company might have amended expectations around professional attire. Restocking your closet … Read more

Owning a cat vs. owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

Owning a cat vs.  owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

Hello and welcome to Financial Face-off, a MarketWatch column where we help you weigh financial decisions. Our columnist will give her verdict. Weigh in on whether you think she’s right in the comments. And please share your suggestions for future Financial Face-off columns. If you’re not already a pet owner, headlines about pandemic pets may … Read more

How much more expensive groceries are due to inflation, item by item

How much more expensive groceries are due to inflation, item by item

The cost of groceries keeps rising, and it looks like it’s going to stay that way. Food-at-home prices are expected to increase between 3% and 4% by the end of 2022, according to a recent US Department of Agriculture forecast. This is in addition to the inflated prices you’ve likely noticed already: Grocery prices were … Read more

Inflation fears force Americans to rethink financial choices: Survey

Inflation fears force Americans to rethink financial choices: Survey

Robyn Beck | dpa | Getty Images Surging inflation has Americans reconsidering how they spend their money. The Consumer Price Index, which measures a wide-ranging basket of goods and services, jumped 7.9% in February from 12 months prior. Prices are going up on everything from the food you put on the table to the gas … Read more

Millennials Are Behind Other Generations in Saving for Retirement

Millennials Are Behind Other Generations in Saving for Retirement

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. The cards seem to be stacked against millennials when it comes to making the most of … Read more

Social Security retirement age reaches 67. Some say it may go higher

Social Security retirement age reaches 67. Some say it may go higher

Many Americans eagerly look forward to a time when they can stop working and officially set their status to “retired.” But when asked what age they anticipate that could be, there isn’t a consensus. The average age when people say they hope to retire is 62, according to one survey. That is also the age … Read more

Biden’s plan to lower gas prices could take weeks. How to pay less now

Biden's plan to lower gas prices could take weeks.  How to pay less now

Filling up at the pump comes with a hefty dose of sticker shock. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and global supply concerns have sent gas prices to record highs — hitting $6 in some parts of the country. To combat the spike in energy costs, the White House said it will release 1 million barrels of … Read more

The Great Resignation is still in full swing. Here’s what to know

The Great Resignation is still in full swing.  Here's what to know

A Now Hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia, on March 16, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | dpa | Getty Images The pandemic-era trend known as the “Great Resignation” remains a prominent feature of the labor market, as favorable conditions lead workers to quit their jobs at near-record levels in search of better … Read more