Ellen Chang

I'm a freelance journalist who writes about energy, business and personal finance. Follow me on Twitter @ellenychang.

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Millennials Are Saving Early for Retirement, Thanks to the Great Recession

Millennials Are Saving Early for Retirement, Thanks to the Great Recession

Despite student loans and credit cards, Millennials are stashing more money into their 401(k)s.

Why Single Women Build Less Equity in Homes

Why Single Women Build Less Equity in Homes

In most of the U.S., women who own homes earn less equity than men. Fixing the reasons for the discrepancy is an ongoing battle.

How to Make Money Off Your Brokerage Account by Doing Nothing

How to Make Money Off Your Brokerage Account by Doing Nothing

Investors can profit by lending shares to their broker with little risk.

If Trump Scraps NAFTA, Your Volkswagen Will Cost You More

If Trump Scraps NAFTA, Your Volkswagen Will Cost You More

Free trade among the three North American countries has kept competition strong, but if restrictions occur because of an impasse -- or end -- in NAFTA negotiations, consumers could bear the brunt of the failure as costs will rise rapidly.

Surge in Investment in ETFs Expected to Continue in 2018

Surge in Investment in ETFs Expected to Continue in 2018

Investors are allocating their funds more into ETFs and less into mutual funds.

Your February Paycheck Could See a Little Bump, Thanks to the New Tax Bill

Your February Paycheck Could See a Little Bump, Thanks to the New Tax Bill

By February, employees could see more money in their paycheck because of the just-passed tax bill.

How Sin City Is Back on Track With Adult Use Cannabis Market

How Sin City Is Back on Track With Adult Use Cannabis Market

After a slight setback in July, Nevada businesses are now up to speed.

Beware the Auto-Connect: Use Free Public WiFi at Your Own Risk

Beware the Auto-Connect: Use Free Public WiFi at Your Own Risk

While using free WiFi in public spots is appealing, this shared access is a playgound for hackers.

Hackers Are Traveling With You on Your Long-Distance Trip

Hackers Are Traveling With You on Your Long-Distance Trip

Hackers can ruin a good trip. As consumers utilize WiFi more frequently to stream movies, videos or play online games even as they travel, hackers are on the prowl.

Best Biotech Stock Trades and Mergers to Watch in 2018

Best Biotech Stock Trades and Mergers to Watch in 2018

Here's a look at biotech stock trades, takeout targets and pot sellers that will dominate 2018.