Personal Finance Daily: Why there’s no excuse for not maxing out your 401(k) and what couples need to know about money before marriage

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! Here are some of Friday’s top stories to read over the weekend.

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Nearly half of women who have abortions live below the federal poverty level

As Missouri, Georgia and Alabama move to restrict abortion access, the cost can vary by state, trimester, procedure and other factors.

Student-loan borrowers are using their vacation days to pay off their debt

This new employee benefit lets workers trade in their paid time off.

My grandson’s live-in girlfriend hates me and doesn’t want me to stay at their home — should I still leave him all my money?

This woman is upset that she’s been shunned by her grandson’s partner.

Trump wants to quiz immigrants on civics — but many natural born Americans lack basic knowledge of government

Just under half of people knew that Justice John Roberts was the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, a recent survey showed.

SAT adds ‘adversity score’ amid concerns that wealthy students have an unfair advantage

The measure will be based on a variety of indicators about their neighborhood, family and high school environments.

Millennials are coping with death on $600 ‘grief retreats’ where they dance, meditate and swim in lakes

‘Dead to Me’ on Netflix is making grief less taboo, and so are these social outlets that help millennials cope with loss.

Elizabeth Warren calls Navient ‘scammers’ after student loan giant celebrates making the Fortune 500

The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the CFPB and states attorneys general.

Arianna Huffington: ‘I’m a risk-taker in every part of my life — except my finances’

Huffington spoke with MarketWatch about her work, her passions, and the stock she regrets not buying in 1980.

Something blue, something green: what couples need to know about money before marriage

5 steps to a financial happily ever after.

When it comes down to it, there’s no excuse for not maxing out your 401(k)

The U.S. government gives out few freebies, and this is one of the best ones.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Trump tariffs: How the trade wars are affecting manufacturing jobs and pay

Data shows manufacturing jobs are up, but pay increases lag nationwide gains.

Abortion bans are spurring donations to Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women, and more

Pro-choice groups have seen their base energized after restrictive abortion laws were passed in Alabama and Missouri.

Economic expansion poised to become longest in U.S. history, leading indicators show

An index that compiles various leading economic indicators rose for the third-straight month even as economists are increasingly aware that the current business cycle is about to become the longest on record.

Jeff Bezos praises his dad’s ‘grit and determination’ in immigrating to America as a teen

Mike Bezos emigrated from Castro’s Cuba at 16 without knowing any English.

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