Personal Finance Daily: What cancelling Amazon Prime does to your finances and what it’s really like to use Tinder

It’s Tuesday, MarketWatchers, and we have a great week ahead of us. Don’t forget to read today’s top personal finance stories.

If you are struggling at work, focus on improving your ‘soft skills’

The basis of soft-skill development is often mindfulness, and that’s not “hippie BS,” writes author Leah Weiss.

Seller spycams: the new open house hazard

As homes become smarter, real estate agents and home buyers are increasingly finding there’s an extra set of eyes and ears on them as they tour properties for sale.

Women who want to be CEO should take a closer look at this industry

Women are the boss more frequently than men in many companies in this industry.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says people waste far too much time doing one thing

‘The more senior you are, the more careful you need to be,” he told the Freakonomics podcast.

Americans have good instincts about what to do with sudden cash windfalls

What would you do if $500 or even $5,000 suddenly landed on your lap?

American and Japanese parents disagree about one critical aspect of raising children

For some students, middle school is the new high school.

My fiancé is 14 years my senior and has three kids — will I have to share his estate with them if he dies?

This 34-year-old woman is worried about her financial future if she marries (and he predeceases her).

This man canceled Amazon Prime and cut his online shopping habit in half

Does having an Amazon Prime account encourage you to buy more stuff?

This Delta flight scare is a reminder why you should never put electronics in checked baggage

Ground crew in Salt Lake City smelled burning from a lithium-ion battery in the airplane’s cargo hold before take off.

From 53 matches to 4 dates: What a month on Tinder is really like

A dating app user quantified his experience looking for love.

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Tillerson has lost his job but retains his tax deferral

Rex Tillerson may have lost his job as secretary of state, but there’s no imminent tax worries despite popular misconception.

Trump Today: President ousts Tillerson and says Kudlow has ‘good chance’ for White House job

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he decided “by myself” to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, as he told reporters Larry Kudlow had a “very good chance” at becoming his White House economist, and visited California for the first time as commander-in-chief.

Rex Tillerson lasted nearly 41 ‘Scaramuccis’ in the Trump administration

Rex Tillerson’s tenure as secretary of state wasn’t the shortest in history, but the former Exxon chief did not last nearly as long as his recent predecessors. Measured in another way, Tillerson lasted 40.5 Scaramuccis.

Scoot over, pork pies — quiche is now in Britain’s inflation-tracking goods basket

Sorry, pork pies, but the U.K.’s love of French quiche has proven strong enough to bump the traditional British dish from the country’s gauge of inflation as part of an annual review of Britain’s so-called “shopping basket”.

Tillerson out as secretary of state as Trump taps CIA chief Pompeo

Rex Tillerson is stepping down as secretary of state after a series of disagreements with President Donald Trump, ending a rocky tenure as the chief U.S. diplomat.

Hillary Clinton slams Trump voters, says America doesn’t deserve this president

Speaking in Mumbai, India, Clinton claimed Trump ran a campaign designed to appeal to racism and misogyny.

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