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The No. 1 job of 2019 pays $140,000 and this is the newest frontier for financial advice

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By Jacob Passy

Happy Tuesday, MarketWatchers! Don’t miss these top stories:

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These books aren’t about money— but they can change how you think about it

Financial planners have learned about themselves from these authors, and you can too.

I discovered through 23andMe that my daughter is not mine — can I claim back child support from the biological father?

‘I was forced to marry, thinking the baby was mine.’

‘It’s NOT fair!’ — after 3 years of marriage, I’ll only inherit 10% of my husband’s $2M estate and the right to live in his home

‘After visiting with his daughter he made a new will with a trust. I also have to pay the expenses, which I probably can’t afford.’

How to give more than lip service to people who are homeless this holiday season

‘Wage inequality, racial inequities and a severe shortage of affordable rental homes leave too many vulnerable people unable to afford their housing.’

As a baby boomer, I didn’t grow up with this culture of entitlement — must I really leave my estate to my children or spouse?

‘It seems like lots of people of varying ages seem to believe that they have rights to an inheritance, often by virtue of being a DNA relative and sometimes by virtue of a marriage.’

The newest frontier for financial advice: TikTok

The video-sharing app TikTok is full of silly lip-synch videos, but it also has several accounts aimed at saving you thousands of dollars.

The No. 1 job of 2019 pays $140,000 — and its hiring growth has exploded 74%

LinkedIn’s out with its 2019 list of “Emerging Jobs” to watch

Private debt collectors working for the IRS raked in a record $213 million in back taxes this year

The IRS goes after taxpayers who can least afford payment, some critics say.

‘You have absolutely zero power’ — I was a McKinsey consultant like Pete Buttigieg

‘Telling you the projects I worked on, or the clients I advised would tell you nothing about me or my values.’

Hidden cable and satellite TV fees could be eliminated under bill up for vote in Congress

The legislation would require television providers to disclose the total price of their services up-front.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch

Why U.S.-China trade talks are going down to the wire (and that’s just ‘phase one’)

The biggest snag between the U.S. and China in averting further escalation of their trade dispute is over just how committed the Asian country is to buying more American farm products.

To solve the problem of unaffordable entry-level housing, abolish single-family zoning

Allowing 2-, 3- and 4-family structures amid single-family homes could add 10% to today’s housing stock.

Many U.S. factories now require white-collar education for blue-collar work

American manufacturers are set to employ more college graduates than workers with a high-school education or less in the next three years.

Why raising taxes on the rich isn’t so crazy

Wealth taxes wouldn’t destroy the economy — they’d make it better.

Jacob Passy is a personal-finance reporter for MarketWatch and is based in New York.

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