Hospital costs for those with gun injuries approach $100,000 per patient and 7 side hustles that pay $100,000 a year
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Why your loudest, busiest co-worker is NOT the most talented or productive
How having no free time became the newest status symbol (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/your-loudest-busiest-co-worker-is-not-the-most-productive-2017-03-23).
How to hustle like a stripper (in your career)
Jacqueline Frances, a professional dancer and artist (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-strippers-financial-advice-could-help-your-career-take-off-2017-07-17), gives workshops on how to know your worth.
Doctors dancing in the operating room? New rules proposed for plastic surgery social media
There are currently no official guidelines for social media posts (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/doctors-dancing-in-the-operating-room-new-rules-proposed-for-plastic-surgery-social-media-2017-10-03).
Hospital costs for those with gun injuries approach $100,000 per patient
Amounting to nearly $3 billion (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/hospital-costs-for-those-with-gun-injuries-approach-100000-per-patient-2017-10-03) in U.S. hospital costs each year.
Here's how many New Yorkers are enrolled in the state's 'free' college plan
Even those that do receive the scholarship (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-how-many-new-yorkers-are-benefiting-from-the-states-free-college-plan-2017-10-03) will still have to pay for living expenses.
7 side hustles that pay $100,000 a year
Millions of Americans are relying on side hustles (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-earn-100000-or-more-with-side-hustles-2017-07-13) to pay for necessary expenses.
Should I travel 3,000 miles to look inside my late husband's safe deposit box?
This woman asks, 'Am I within my rights to request an inventory of the box (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/should-i-travel-3000-miles-to-look-inside-my-late-husbands-safety-deposit-box-2017-10-02)?'
These are the fastest-growing cities in America
The Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas, ranks No. 1 (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-are-the-fastest-growing-cities-in-america-2017-10-03) on WalletHub's list of fastest-growing cities in America.
These Americans struggle the most to pay one unexpected $500 bill
One surprise bill (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-americans-are-most-likely-to-fear-an-unexpected-financial-crisis-2017-09-29) could wreak havoc on millions of people.
Will security for hotels and music concerts change after the Las Vegas shooting?
The shooting at a country music concert reveals the seemingly impossible task of keeping audience members safe (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-is-how-concert-security-will-change-in-the-aftermath-of-the-manchester-terrorist-attack-2017-05-23).
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Quantitative easing isn't dead, just taking a vacation
The Fed will begin to shrink its balance sheet (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/quantitative-easing-isnt-dead-just-taking-a-vacation-2017-10-02), but quantitative easing won't go away, writes Peter Morici.
Jerome Powell, in the running for top Fed spot, echoes one of Trump's favorite economic themes
Fed Gov. Jerome Powell (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/jerome-powell-in-the-running-for-top-fed-spot-echoes-one-of-trumps-favorite-economic-themes-2017-10-03), who is in the running for the top job at the central bank, sounded one of President Donald Trump's favorite economic themes in a public appearance Tuesday.
Lawmakers who take the most money from the gun-rights lobby
The list of lawmakers (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/lawmakers-who-take-the-most-money-from-the-gun-rights-lobby-2017-10-03) who get most of campaign cash from the National Rifle Association and other gun-rights groups reads like a who's-who of the Republican Party.
Lawmakers slam Equifax's ex-CEO over hack
Former Equifax Inc. chief Richard Smith repeatedly told legislators Tuesday that he and other executives weren't aware (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/lawmakers-slam-equifaxs-ex-ceo-over-hack-2017-10-03) of the significance of the company's data breach until weeks after it was detected in late July.
The most -- and least -- valuable states in America, in one chart
Land might come at a relative bargain (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-most-and-least-valuable-states-in-america-in-one-chart-2017-10-03) in California, but the wide open spaces across the Golden State aren't exactly keeping home prices in check in the overheated Bay Area and So Cal markets.
Warsh would be strange pick as Fed chair for a president who says he cares about jobs
Donald Trump may be leading toward naming Kevin Warsh (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/warsh-would-be-strange-pick-as-fed-chair-for-a-president-who-says-he-cares-about-jobs-2017-10-03) as Fed chair, even though Warsh wanted the Fed to forget about the millions of unemployed Americans, writes Sam Bell.
The Las Vegas shooting shows just how cheaply our politicians can be bought
Who wants blood on their hands for relatively paltry NRA donations (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-las-vegas-shooting-shows-just-how-cheaply-our-politicians-can-be-bought-2017-10-03), asks Tim Mullaney.
Here are the actual tax rates the biggest companies in America pay
Companies with high tax rates (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-companies-may-enjoy-a-windfall-under-trumps-tax-plan-2017-09-29) may get a boost if President Trump's plan goes through.
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