Happy Tuesday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:
My grandson’s live-in girlfriend hates me and doesn’t want me to stay at their home — should I still leave him all my money?
This woman is upset that she’s been shunned by her grandson’s partner.
High-school students who take college classes don’t always save time — or money
The question of whether college credits earned in high school transfer seamlessly is a complicated one.
The tax-smart way to loan money to family members
The right ways and wrong ways to share your cash with your kin.
In the age of #MeToo, what men should NOT do when working closely with female colleagues
Some 60% of male managers say they are uncomfortable mentoring or socializing with women at work.
Overconfident people from upper-class backgrounds succeed, even if they’re not that smart
Incompetent, privileged individuals are more likely to act like they’re clever — and, yes, people believe them.
Couples are savings thousands of dollars on their wedding day by buying used goods
One couple met on an app that buys and sells used furniture — then used it to save $3,000 for their wedding.
What it’s like to go pro after being the best college tennis player in America
Mackenzie McDonald was the best men’s college tennis player in America in 2016, and in 2017 Oracle granted him $100,000 to transition to the pros.
Grumpy Cat’s owner confronts the fact that pet life insurance is not designed for the influencer set
‘Your dog is essentially treated like a table under the law.’
Millennials master the art of dropping stealth status symbols on Bumble and Tinder
‘I’ve totaled a brand new Lamborghini,’ one humblebragging singleton announced on his dating profile.
Urban Outfitters launches clothing rental service
How to rent your clothes and even your furniture to help prevent waste.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Potential Fed nominee Judy Shelton says she’d seek changes to interest-rate policy
Economist Judy Shelton, a potential nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls for boycott of ‘stains on our democracy’ like Alabama
The NBA Hall-of-Famer added his voice to those across the country opposing recent bills to ban abortions.
Could drug-price transparency raise prices? These lobbyists and lawmakers think so
As Washington tries to respond to calls for lower drug prices, even efforts to just bring more transparency to the state of affairs aren’t a slam dunk.
The global consequences of a China-U.S. cold war
Though a hot war between the world’s two major powers still seems far-fetched, a cold war between the United States and China is becoming more likely, writes Nouriel Roubini.
Here are the Best New Ideas in Retirement
The most innovative thinking on retirement, from how we save for it to how we spend it to what it all means.
Five safe stocks for risk-blind millennials living in ‘uncertain’ times
A new generation of investors is “awakening without memory of risk,” warns our call of the day, from Jack Murphy, chief investment officer of Levin Easterly Partners. Here are the stocks for those with the jitters.
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