Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:

This guy racked up $16,000 in credit-card debt — 7 ways he found financial freedom

Financial experts share tips to climbing out of debt.

People are ditching cigarettes for vaping for reasons other than their health

Whether or not taxes on e-cigarettes improve public health is a complicated question.

Pepsi will start selling canned water — but is it any better than plastic water bottles?

As Americans drink more bottled water than ever before, environmental advocates are pushing companies to put water in aluminum cans instead.

This is the No. 1 most expensive city in the world (it’s NOT in the U.S.)

New York City only ranks No. 9 in terms of the most expensive cities for expats.

Google, Facebook and Airbnb employees only get one shot to ask a co-worker on a date

Some dating policies have gotten makeovers in the wake of #MeToo.

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America’s housing market is competitive, unequal, and often just getting by. Just like us.

The annual report called The State of the Nation’s Housing shows an uncomfortable situation: not enough resources are going to help the least well-off obtain housing, helping exacerbate inequality in the housing market along both racial and socioeconomic lines.

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders reveal their second-quarter fundraising trailed Pete Buttigieg’s

In the coming days, campaigns are likely to be disclosing their fundraising totals ahead of a July 15 deadline when the figures must be reported — especially those that are pleased with their hauls.

Mortgage rates hold near 2-year lows but veterans will soon pay more

Rates for home loans rose slightly even as Washington struggled to be fair to older generations of veterans without passing the tab to younger ones.

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