Personal Finance Daily: A sobering figure for Veterans Day: 200,000 service members owe nearly $3 billion in student loans, and think twice before saying Alex Trebek ‘lost his battle’ with pancreatic cancer

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Why Major Biden becoming the first shelter dog in the White House is a big deal

2020 has seen a ‘massive surge’ in animal fosters and adoptions, and a rescued First Pet could inspire even more.

Yankees legend Andy Pettitte is selling his Westchester County home for $ 3.5 million

The legendary New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte is ready to toss his home to a new buyer. The Purchase, NY, property is available for $ 3.5 million.

My father wants to deed his kids his home before Prop 19 takes effect. I suggested a life estate instead — he said I’m ungrateful

‘California passed Proposition 19, which will in part require that inherited homes that are not used as principal residences, such as second homes or rentals, be reassessed at market value when transferred.’

Alex Trebek died of pancreatic cancer — think twice before saying he ‘lost his battle’ with the disease

The ‘Jeopardy’ host was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer in 2019.

‘There’s a war on organizing, collective bargaining, unions and workers’: Biden wants to undo Trump executive orders on federal workers

Federal unions challenged three Trump administration orders in particular.

I paid for my wife’s M.A. and vacations. I suggested we save for a house, but she left me — and my in-laws told me to be a man

‘I told her that, given that she achieved her dream of getting a master’s degree, now it is my turn to fulfill my dream of owning a home.’

Guinness recalls nonalcoholic stout due to fears of ‘microbiological contamination’

Guinness 0.0 was launched last month in the U.K. after four years of laboratory research at its brewery in Dublin.

I have 8 nieces and nephews. What is the appropriate age to stop giving envelopes full of money during the holidays?

‘Sometimes, we don’t even see the kids for the holidays and we’re just pushing around cards and envelopes.’

As the CDC issues new guidance for Thanksgiving gatherings, here’s how to safely visit family this holiday season — if you must

It’s safest to celebrate Thanksgiving with people in your household; if you visit others, bring your own food, dishes and utensils, the agency suggests.

A sobering figure for Veterans Day: 200,000 service members owe nearly $ 3 billion in student loans

‘Military families are often the canary in the coal mine when markets are broken, or programs break down.’

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‘You’ve turned this issue of physics into an issue of value or identity’: Former Australian PM Turnbull clashes with News Corp’s Kelly over climate coverage

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Dr. Fauci’s reaction to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s call for his head on a pike? Well, it’s ‘unusual’

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Boris Johnson is the second world leader to receive a call from President-elect Joe Biden. Here’s what was said

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