Happy Monday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:
Married men earn more than everyone else (including married women and single men)
A sobering reminder on Women’s Equality Day: Men fare better than almost everyone else in the workplace.
What you can do right now to help advance women’s equality in the workplace
Women’s Equality Day celebrates the 19th amendment’s adoption, but it’s also an opportunity to commit to achieving pay and leadership parity.
How to get tax breaks when you support your parents
You don’t have to live with your parent to claim them as a dependent.
One reason some athletes may have bad teeth no matter how much they brush
These common products could be responsible for ‘substantial’ dental problems in sports pros, new research finds.
A letter from a reader on the poverty line: ‘I know what it means to go hungry for five days until you get your next paycheck’
This woman asked the Moneyist for advice on how to invest a $150,000 inheritance: ‘This money has been a life changer for me.’
My mother has always lived off others and now she lives off me — she needs to sort out her life before I snap
‘I told her that I was going to make an appointment for her to speak to a Medicaid specialist, and you would think she’d watched me kick a puppy down the stairs.’
90% of towns qualifying for the Little League World Series reveal an uncomfortable truth about organized sport
The Little League World Series, which started this month, celebrates Americana and youthful athletic glory.
This is exactly how much a payroll-tax cut would help the average American
A simulation by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center explored tax measures that could help mitigate the effects of a recession.
This is America’s No. 1 college major for salary and job availability
This new ranking takes account of pay, unemployment rate and the need for advanced degrees.
Latinos are sorely underrepresented in film
Just 3% of the 100 top-grossing films from 2007 to 2018 featured Latino leads or co-leads, according to a new study.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Ukraine church steps out of Moscow’s shadow, angering Putin and allies
The spiritual leader of the global Eastern Orthodox Church has dealt a blow to Putin’s prospects in Ukraine — and plunged both countries and the church itself into a contest for the loyalties of many Ukrainians
Biden slips in national poll to tie with Sanders, Warren
Joe Biden lost ground in a new national poll and is virtually tied for first place with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as Democrats compete for their party’s presidential nomination.
Where the 2020 Democrats stand on climate change
The roughly 20 Democratic hopefuls for the 2020 presidential race align on rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, protecting federal lands and supporting renewable energy, but their paths to get there differ.
Trump says China ‘very badly’ wants trade deal with U.S.
President Trump on Monday said China “very badly” wants to make a trade deal with the U.S. and suggested he would soon meet with Iran’s president.
Gathering ‘scalps’? Trump allies dig up dirt against perceived enemies in media
Several sources familiar with the operation told the New York Times that a group of Trump supporters has gathered damaging information across social media against hundreds of journalists they believe paint an unfairly negative picture of the president in their coverage.