This is the problem keeping most Americans awake at night and why Dutch kids are happier than American children


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Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers! Hope your weeks are going well. Here are the top personal finance stories of the day.

This woman faces a lawsuit by her siblings to reclaim stolen money.

At first, the 6,000-strong crowd at opening of the Tribeca Film Festival sat in stunned silence. Then the laughter began.

This problem is keeping most Americans awake at night.

Bose has been spying on customers that use its wireless headphones via an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, a lawsuit charged.

One in three Americans aged 18 to 34 are living with mom and dad

Allegations of misconduct have not improved substantially since Anita Hill’s testimony 25 years ago.

When it comes to estate and inheritance taxes, be careful where you die.

It costs less, but students seeking bachelor’s degrees need to make sure the credits will transfer.

Credit cards are a great way to pay when abroad, but they do come with their own risks.

In the Netherlands, kids get chocolate sprinkles on their breakfast and early sex education.

The gap between an index of leading and current economic indicators is at its highest since the eve of the recession — suggesting either a sharp upward turn in the economy is imminent, or that on a number of measures, confidence gauges have gotten ahead of themselves.

As the president goes to bat for steel, there may be a better way to cut trade deficits.

The fate of the Trump tax package is not tied to the outcome of the debate in Congress on repealing and replacing Obamacare, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says.

Internal divisions among Republicans over tax legislation will disappear once lawmakers realize that inaction could spark a recession ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, former Federal Reserve governor Lawrence Lindsey said Thursday.

Uncertainty about the Trump administration’s stance on climate change won’t change the World Bank’s focus on the issue, the institution’s chief said on Thursday.

The price tag for global bank misconduct linked to the financial crisis is a steep $5 trillion in lost lending, says Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

The White House is eyeing Wednesday as a target date for a vote on an Obamacare repeal and replacement bill, according to a report, but a Republican aide on Capitol Hill said there is no text of a bill yet.

The gap between expectations of stellar economic growth and the reality of anemic growth is wide but it will have to close, writes Caroline Baum.

Turnbull government has broadened a crackdown on immigration with plans to test citizenship applicants on their acceptance of Australia’s culture.

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Source: Market Watch Personal Finance