NewsWatch: Bitcoin $50,000 milestone nears as world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency rises in 2021

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Bitcoin prices on Sunday were approaching a psychological milestone level around $ 50,000 for the world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency. See full story.

All the ways older people mismanage their money — and how to avoid them

Young people may lack financial literacy. But seniors aren’t always so smart when it comes to money, either See full story.

Is the stock market open on Presidents Day? Here are trading hours

U.S. financial markets will pause Monday in observance of Presidents Day — which, technically, is not the name of the holiday. See full story.

I’m 64, single, considering retirement after fighting cancer — I have $ 1.6 million. Should I retire?

Have a question about your retirement, including where to live? Email us at See full story.

I’m thinking of buying a home directly from the seller. He says I have to pay him a commission. Is that true?

Real-estate experts warn that buyers could encounter costly pitfalls if they purchase a home directly from the seller. See full story.


Long-term impacts of the switch to virtual learning are unknown, Georgetown researchers say. See full story.