Personal Finance Daily: Parents are borrowing even more to pay for their kids’ college and these theories may help explain why most Americans aren’t rich

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Hope you had a great weekend and a relaxing start to the week, MarketWatchers. Here are some of Monday’s top stories.

Personal Finance
Orlando Police Department resumes testing Amazon’s facial recognition technology

The American Civil Liberties Union says the online retail giant is helping authorities monitor members of the public.

Hiring a nanny for summer child care? Don’t forget a W-2 form

It only takes a few months of employment to trigger the ’nanny tax.’

Legal access to same-sex marriage improved gay men’s health

Men and women in same-sex households are still significantly less likely to have health insurance.

Parents are borrowing even more to pay for their kids’ college

The amount of student debt for bachelor’s degree recipients upon graduation remains steady as parental loans spike.

How to have fun with friends without going broke

You do not have to spend your Saturday nights alone as penance for racking up debt or having paltry savings.

Your job: Have you stayed at the party too long?

Millennials may have a reputation for job hopping, but staying put can backfire if you’re not careful.

The good and bad on booking a vacation through Costco Travel

It might be the most cost-efficient ticket to a lavish getaway, but there are downsides.

FAA declines to put a stop to the ‘incredible shrinking airline seat’

The agency rejected a rule that would have introduced a minimum seat size for planes.

Use these online watchdogs before giving a financial adviser your money

Here’s the right way to steer clear of the wrong investment pro.

Starbucks joins McDonald’s, IKEA, Seattle and Vancouver in ban on plastic straws

Consumers and lawmakers are calling for the reduction in the use of plastic.

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Overturning Roe v. Wade could hurt job growth in many U.S. states

Restrictions on women could affect where companies do business, writes Chris Edelson.

Trump set to make Supreme Court even more pro-business

Corporate America has racked up lots of victories at the Supreme Court in the past few years. Now they’ll get another big win when President Trump replaces retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy with another conservative who’ll likely be even more pro-business.

Here are the top candidates to be Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

As President Donald Trump gets ready to nominate a replacement for the retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, here’s a look at the top candidates to fill the post.

A farewell to ARMs? Americans still shun adjustable-rate mortgages 10 years after the crisis

The share of all mortgages that are floating-rate remains exceptionally low, but may – or may not – increase as rates rise.

Why aren’t most Americans rich? These theories may help explain it

A recent social-media hashtag, #ReasonsImNotRich, attempted to answer that complex question.