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Do Walmart, Amazon, McDonald’s and IBM match employees’ donations to charity? The answers may surprise you

Matching gift programs help maximize charitable donations.

Chipotle pays $95K to settle with male employee who says female boss sexually harassed him

About 15% of sexual harassment complaints filed with the EEOC are men alleging that women harassed them.

This depressing chart shows the jaw-dropping wealth gap between millennials and boomers

Boomers had seven times the wealth at age 35 than millennials will at the same age

Could coloring or chemically straightening your hair give you cancer?

A new study suggests hair dye and chemical straighteners raise breast cancer risk, especially in black women.

I discovered through Ancestry.com that my biological father is someone else — can I claim an inheritance as his heir?

‘The secret was never revealed to me either by him or by my mother.’

It’s not your imagination — Netflix doesn’t have as many movies as it used to

‘Netflix saw the writing on the wall many years ago, which is why they shifted to focus on original content.’

This new app will automatically donate to charity every time Trump tweets or Beyoncé posts on Instagram

Various apps enable automatic ‘microdonations.’

Shopping online during the holidays? Watch out for these 7 sneaky retail tricks

Online retailers know you better than you think and know how to separate you from your money.

While tax rates are still relatively low, consider this move for your company stock options

One way to get some insurance against future tax rate increases.

Elizabeth Warren wants to force companies to give employees predictable schedules

Employees report lower happiness levels when they have unpredictable work schedules, research shows.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Melania Trump says Pamela Karlan ‘should be ashamed’ of her Barron punch line at the impeachment hearings

The Trump campaign also called the Stanford law professor’s statement ‘disgusting.’

Redemption for NASA scientist who made bold global-warming call 30 years ago

James Hansen, with a warning to Congress in the 1980s, is considered to be among the first climatologists to sound the alarm on man-made global warming. This week, a new team of scientists backs his findings, and those of most climate models.

Robocalls bill looks on track to become law, but lacks bite of earlier House measure

The Pallone-Thune TRACED Act is drawing only measured praise from one consumer advocate, while representatives of companies involved in robocalls are sounding somewhat relieved.

New York Mets owners in negotiations to sell team to hedge-fund billionaire Steve Cohen

The sale would value the New York Mets at $2.6 billion and was first reported by Bloomberg News.

Americans are ‘absolutely appalled’ by the lack of a national data-privacy law, says Republican Sen. Blackburn

Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday talked up the need for a federal law that would deliver better protections for personal data, even as some analysts don’t think bipartisan agreement on the issue is likely in the near term.

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