Eating 400 calories a day from these foods can increase the risk of dementia by more than 20%

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods can increase the risk of dementia by more than 20%

Talk about food for thought. A growing body of research suggests that ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas and cereals high in sugars, fats, and empty calories are bad for your health. A new large-scale study presented this week at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in San Diego provides more evidence that people who get … Read more

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods can increase the risk of dementia by more than 20%

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods can increase the risk of dementia by more than 20%

Talk about food for thought. A growing body of research suggests that ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas and cereals high in sugars, fats, and empty calories are bad for your health. A new large-scale study presented this week at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in San Diego provides more evidence that people who get … Read more

Pioneering Christmas gifts: gifts that make a difference

Pioneering Christmas gifts: gifts that make a difference

Toy cars, new slippers, candles, televisions and clothes, they may be nice and cozy for a while, but no one’s life is going to change for the better with these gifts. If you want to make a difference with your gifts this holiday season, try these groundbreaking gift ideas: Local purchases Supporting local farmers, brewers, … Read more

“We’re heading for a family feud”: My father offered his three children the same amount of money. My siblings took cash with them. I took stock. It has skyrocketed in value – now they are crying out of tune

“We’re heading for a family feud”: My father offered his three children the same amount of money.  My siblings took cash with them.  I took stock.  It has skyrocketed in value – now they are crying out of tune

Dear Quentin, Several years before my father’s death, he each offered me and my two siblings an early “cash gift” from his estate in the amount of the maximum non-taxable amount at the time. He was an active investor and offered the gift in the form of stock instead of cash. My siblings took the … Read more

These money and investment tips can give you a smooth ride in a rough market

These money and investment tips can give you a smooth ride in a rough market

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Sign up here to have MarketWatch’s top mutual fund and ETF stories emailed to you every week! INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS How to approach rebalancing your portfolio for 2023 It’s not a good idea to rebalance your portfolio at preset intervals Read More Bonds are no more … Read more

10 Medical Tests Every Older Adult Should Have

10 Medical Tests Every Older Adult Should Have

Maintaining your physical condition and mental well-being is crucial to a longer and happier life. There are about two dozen tests or screenings that older adults can undergo to ensure optimal health and well-being, based on recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention, and … Read more

51% of Canadians are going to cut spending this holiday season: PayPal

51% of Canadians are going to cut spending this holiday season: PayPal

The holiday season is upon us and as the cost of living continues to rise, a new survey shows that a majority of Canadians are concerned about spending. A survey by PayPal Canada found that nearly seven in ten Canadians would be too embarrassed to ask for financial assistance to share vacation costs. PayPal Canada’s … Read more

The Barefoot Investor: This is an open letter to Financial Services Secretary Stephen Jones

The Barefoot Investor: This is an open letter to Financial Services Secretary Stephen Jones

Minister, the cyber hacks on Optus and Medicare have rightly scared everyone. And as you know, the 17 million records stolen in the past month are a drop in the ocean compared to the number of data breaches that never make it into the media. So today I am writing you with a simple solution. … Read more

Fidelity, ForUsAll Offers 401(k) Investors Access To Cryptocurrency

Fidelity, ForUsAll Offers 401(k) Investors Access To Cryptocurrency

Justin Tallis | Afp | Getty Images Retirement savers in some 401(k) plans are starting to access cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Fidelity Investments, the largest provider of 401(k) plans by total assets, began offering a Digital Assets account to clients this fall, a spokesperson confirmed. Employers sponsoring a 401(k) plan through Fidelity can choose to offer … Read more