Personal Finance Daily: More states consider mandatory financial literacy classes for high-school students and home prices accelerate for the first time in a while

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

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The companies urged SCOTUS to recognize that federal civil rights law protects LGBTQ people from workplace discrimination.

I had power of attorney for my late mother and lost $40,000 of her money on the stock market — do I need to repay it?

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The estate of socialite and businesswoman Gloria Vanderbilt is estimated at $200 million.

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Some people with desk jobs are sick and tired of their daily office routines, but their solutions could cost them promotions and raises.

‘Betsy Ross flag’ sneakers, pulled by Nike, are selling for $2,500 online

The Air Max 1 USA were originally slated to sell for just $120.

More states consider mandatory financial literacy classes as high-school students struggle with basic budgeting

Some supporters say the efforts can only accomplish so much amid soaring college costs and stagnant wages.

Warren Buffett missed out on this lucrative double tax break with his $3.6 billion donation

There’s a special limitation for people who own 10% or more of the value of company shares.

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Nike pulls new sneaker after Kaepernick complains, and Arizona’s governor takes action against ‘shameful’ decision

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Home prices accelerate for the first time in a while

May marked the first month in which yearly national price changes were higher than in the prior month, according to real estate data services provider CoreLogic. The company forecasts a stronger pace of growth ahead.

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