Personal Finance Daily: How to help the victims of the El Paso and Dayton shootings and this is the most powerful passport in the world


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How to help the victims of the El Paso and Dayton shootings

Some organizations are waiving administrative and credit-card fees related to these donations.

The ‘best job in America’ pays over $108,000 a year — and has a high number of openings

This analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openings.

Even before the latest stock-market turmoil, people have been losing sleep over their finances

The escalation in trade and tariff tensions appears to have shaken consumers’ confidence.

This is the most powerful passport in the world (it’s not American)

Afghanistan had the least useful passport, according to the Global Passport Ranking, which is based on freedom to travel.

From Facebook to Capital One — everything you wanted to know about data breaches and hacks, but were afraid to ask

Millions of Americans are wondering, ‘Was my data breached in the Capital One hack?’ Here’s what you should do next.

How one family went from being $55,000 in debt to saving $350,000 — ‘the fun money really allows us spend on junk’

‘We don’t want to punish ourselves. We are not averse to spending money.’

One third of mortgage borrowers are missing out on an opportunity to save $2,000

Consumer advocates have an important recommendation for first-time buyers.

This mother took her family on a $2,200 vacation to Disney World — for free

This will be the third vacation Maegan Bagley will take that hasn’t cost her one red cent, and her second to Disney World.

My children’s stepmother won’t return family heirlooms and gifts they gave their late father — how can we get them back?

‘Many things our children gifted to him for Father’s Day, Christmas and birthdays. Some still bear their inscription to him.’

Buying prescription drugs, hijacking your cell phone — and other sinister things hackers can do with your data

Capital One said this week that more than 100 million people had their data hacked.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Democratic candidate in 2020 presidential election must be an authentic alternative to Trump

American electorate should think independently and realize their vote matters, writes Chris Edelson.

These lawmakers receive the most campaign money from gun-rights backers like the NRA

As U.S. lawmakers sound off in the wake of this past weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Toledo, Ohio, they’re largely making the points that their donors expect.

Fed to create payment system so workers to get access to their paychecks more quickly

The Federal Reserve said on Monday it will create a real-time payment system.

Who has the upper hand in the U.S.-China trade war?

China may have the most to lose, but the U.S. bargaining position is more politically vulnerable.

Politicians are wrong: Violent video games aren’t to blame for mass shootings

No evidence to support claims that violent media and real-world gun violence are connected.

There’s a lot more to the stock market’s slide than Trump and trade wars

Aging world spurs low rates, high debt, and financial instability, writes Ed Yardeni.

The superrich are selling stocks, buying properties and keeping cash ready

The superrich blueprint to navigating this hairy stock market: Tap the brakes and get ready to pounce when it all goes to hell. And hell could be around the corner.