The cost of an out-of-network ATM withdrawal just hit a record high, and my sister-in-law is a greedy, gold-digging woman — it floored me that men could be so stupid

2019-10-02

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Harvard discrimination ruling suggests high schools may hinder Asian-American applicants Ruling says teachers’ and guidance counselors’ weaker personal recommendations may hurt Asian-American applicants’ chances. Male surgeons are paid more than female surgeons, even in fields like gynecology Women also hadRead More →

Men with beards are killing the razor industry and after Equifax settlement, should you opt for free credit monitoring or $125? The FTC has an answer

2019-08-01

Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance This is why loneliness and dating apps are such a bad match New research highlights what people likely to become addicted to apps like Tinder and Hinge have in common. Parents are spending hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars decorating theirRead More →

Should annuities pay out the same for men and women?

2019-05-06

My previous post on the idea of allowing workers to buy cheap inflation-indexed annuities through Social Security with some of their 401(k) holdings raised a question: would men and women get the same monthly benefit for their premium as under private sector defined-benefit plans or different amounts as occurs todayRead More →