Why it’s a smart move to list your home on Memorial Day Weekend and what the savviest travel pros take on vacation
Happy Memorial Day Weekend, MarketWatchers! Don’t miss these top stories before all the fun:
Why it’s a smart move to list your home on Memorial Day Weekend
‘A lot of home buyers are hitting open houses instead of the beach.’
Nearly 70% of Americans are making this huge mistake with their money
There’s a good chance you’re missing out on free money too.
Booking.com is cracking down on hotel ‘resort fees,’ which are rarely included in the advertised room rate
The online travel agency will begin charging a commission on the resort fees that hotels charge guests.
6 things NOT to buy during Memorial Day sales
You might get a good deal on a mattress, but wait to buy these items.
Here’s how much more it will cost you to buy a home in a ‘gayborhood’
Communities with large LGBTQ populations continue to be hot spots for gentrification.
The savviest travel pros take these items on vacation — but you probably don’t
Unique road trip games and essentials that travel pros say you shouldn’t leave home without
Opinion: A retired top executive says this killer question will kick-start (or reboot) your career
The secret to getting noticed at work — even by the CEO.
Opinion: How to spot a good tutor — and 4 more things to know before you hire one
Free is good, and be realistic about what tutoring can accomplish.
Opinion: Your career trajectory is set in the 5 years after graduation
Scott Galloway says balance when establishing your career is largely a myth
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This is how life changes when you move from the city to the country
One woman talks about leaving one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. to live a more simple life.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Trump Today: President announces plan to deploy troops to Middle East as Iran tensions simmer
As tensions with Iran escalate, President Donald Trump on Friday announces that the U.S. would send an additional 1,500 troops to the Middle East.
Mortgage rates slide to match the lowest of 2019 as trade war heats up
Rates for home loans fell again, in what should be a bonus for home shoppers, if they could find homes to buy and scrape together a down payment.
Size matters: tracking the economy through new-home square footage
A chart of the median size of newly-constructed homes shows that the current housing cycle has peaked, though it doesn’t say when the housing market will finally roll over.
Watch Theresa May’s emotional farewell: ‘I have done everything I can’
The embattled British Prime Minister got teary towards the end of her resignation speech.
Poof! Trump investment boom is gone
The Trump investment boom is gone. Businesses are now investing at the same slow pace that prevailed at the end of the Obama presidency.
Opinion: Dwindling population and disappearing jobs is the fate that awaits much of rural America
Yes, there are many struggling metropolitan regions, but, writes Iowa State economist David Swenson, there are many more midsized and rural counties wrestling with decline.
Amazon will hit $3,000, says Piper Jaffray, making Buffett look smart
Our call of the day, from analysts at Piper Jaffray takes a holiday from the trade headlines to make a prediction about Amazon shares. They say get ready for a 65% move higher.