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7:07 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
Veterans Day military discounts: Here's where service members can get perksBusinesses including Target, Walgreens and Starbucks offer perks for current and former U.S. military members for Veterans Day 2021
8:44 a.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
Cronos, Tilray and Other Pot Stocks Surge Amid Flurry of Legislative Action Republicans are expected to introduce a sweeping marijuana reform bill within the next week, days after the House passed two measures funding marijuana research.
8:53 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
Working and expected to be a family caregiver? 3 ways to protect yourselfMore people take on the responsibility of caring for older family members, but it can cost them money, time and lead to increased stress
5:14 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021 - Barrons.com
3 Ways to Protect Yourself if You're Working and Expected to Be a Family Caregiver Here's what to know.
5:40 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
White House to address the economic risks from climate changeThe Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change, issuing a 40-page report Friday on government-wide plans to protect the financial, insurance and housing markets and the savings of American families.
8:30 a.m. Oct. 1, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Would I get my Social Security check if the government shuts down? How a shutdown would affect Social Security, tax refunds and federal paychecksThe IRS, Social Security Administration and other federal agencies have contingency plans that spell out which operations they would continue in the event of a government shut down.
10:40 a.m. Sept. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Will I Get My Social Security Check if the Government Shuts Down? Here's what to know.
4:36 p.m. Sept. 26, 2021 - By Lukas I. Alpert
‘Bamboozled’: Texas for-profit school operator took $72M in veterans’ GI Bill cash and bought mansion, Lamborghini, FerrariJonathan Dean Davis was sentenced to 19 1/2 years for running an HVAC trade school that prosecutors say didn’t teach even basic skills.
10:12 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Eleanor Laise
Nursing homes are now facing a COVID resurgence, and a staffing shortage will only make it worseBillions in federal aid hasn't bolstered overwhelmed workforce.
9:17 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Oldest U.S. WWII veteran celebrates his 112th birthdayA Louisiana man who is the oldest living World War II veteran in the United States has marked his 112th birthday.
6:03 a.m. Sept. 5, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Why Americans will be paying for the cost of the war in Afghanistan for decadesTaxpayers have already spent $925 billion in interest payments related to post 9/11 wars, according to a new analysis.
7:47 a.m. Aug. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bipartisan congressional duo's unauthorized Kabul trip drew resources away from evacuation tasks, says PentagonDemocrat Seth Moulton and Republican Peter Meijer, both armed-forces veterans, flew unannounced into Hamid Karzai International Airport in the Afghan capital, stunning military and State Department personnel.
6:07 a.m. Aug. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The secret bias that's hidden in mortgage-approval algorithmsThe new four-bedroom house in Charlotte, North Carolina, was Crystal Marie and Eskias McDaniels’ personal American dream, the reason they had moved to this Southern town from pricey Los Angeles a few years ago.
1:10 p.m. Aug. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Judge won’t dismiss suit challenging Florida ban on school mask mandatesThe order by Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper clears the way for a three-day hearing next week on whether to block enforcement of the governor's order.
10:41 a.m. Aug. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Florida's largest school districts defy mandate by requiring masksAs more large school districts defy Florida's ban on strict mask mandates, worries that rapidly spreading infections could force them to close classrooms are no longer theoretical: Thousands of schoolchildren are already being sent home, only days after their school year began.
6:00 a.m. Aug. 19, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Biden administration to cancel $5.8 billion in student loans for disabled borrowersThe announcement, which comes after years of pressure that spanned multiple administrations, will benefit 323,000 borrowers.
9:23 a.m. Aug. 14, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Longest war: Were America's decades in Afghanistan worth it?As President Joe Biden ends the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan this month, Americans and Afghans are questioning whether the was worth the cost.
1:02 p.m. July 31, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Frustration as Biden, Congress allow eviction ban to expire SaturdayAnger and frustration mounted as President Joe Biden showed no signs of reversing plans to allow a nationwide eviction moratorium to expire at midnight Saturday, with one Democratic lawmaker even camping outside the Capitol in protest as millions of Americans were about to be forced from their homes.
12:00 p.m. July 31, 2021 - By MarketWatch
Nasdaq 15,000 is near. Do I hear 30,000?How the Nasdaq Composite could eclipse the Dow in points in 10 years.
10:55 a.m. July 31, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
'You’ve got to do the right thing': 50 healthcare groups ask employers to mandate worker COVID vaccines --- but one big obstacle remainsThe joint statement comes the same day the Department of Veterans Affairs said it would require vaccination for all medical staff.
9:53 a.m. July 31, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Are teachers next in line for vaccine mandates? ‘It’s going be a very difficult school year'Teachers in the New York City school system will have to be vaccinated or undergo regular testing, like other city employees
9:29 a.m. July 31, 2021 - By Meera Jagannathan
COVID-19 vaccine mandates gain momentum — here's how many Americans support themPresident Biden said this week that a mandate for all federal employees was ‘under consideration.’
3:36 p.m. July 30, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bitcoin Can Now Be Bought in a Mutual Fund Wrapper The Bitcoin Strategy ProFund is the first open-end U.S. mutual fund tracking Bitcoin prices—but it comes with hitches. More options could soon follow.
1:01 p.m. July 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden Opens New Front in Covid Battle With $100 Payments The president wore a mask at his announcement: "A significant part of the country wouldn't have to put one of these on if people got vaccinated."
11:07 a.m. July 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
GOP Senators Say Agreement Reached on Infrastructure Plan A vote to open debate on the legislation could come as soon as Wednesday night.
1:07 a.m. July 28, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
CDC reverses policy on face masks, amid reports of breakthrough infections with delta variant of COVID-19Reports of breakthrough infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 in Americans who are fully vaccinated has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its policy on face masks in public settings for some parts of the U.S.
9:52 a.m. July 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
U.S. to keep international travel restrictions in place as coronavirus surgesThe United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant.
2:51 a.m. July 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Chinese Stocks Were Crushed Again. The Pain Is Spreading. Big Tech earnings kick off today, inflation pinches another consumer-goods giant, government workers face stricter vaccine rules, and other news to start your day.
2:52 p.m. July 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
California, New York City to government workers: Get vaccine or get weekly tests California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing, and the Department of Veterans Affairs became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to receive the shot.
12:28 p.m. July 26, 2021 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
10 cars you can still get below sticker price, and managers view remote workers as 'more easily replaceable' than in-person employeesMonday's top personal finance stories
12:15 p.m. July 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
VA to require COVID-19 vaccination for health care workersThe Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads across the nation and some communities report troubling increases in hospitalizations among unvaccinated people.
12:00 p.m. July 26, 2021 - By MarketWatch
Tesla tops $1 billion in profit, delays Semi launchTesla Inc. late Monday beat Wall Street expectations for its second quarter, with sales nearly doubling and the Silicon Valley electric-car maker calling for an "inflection point" for EVs.
10:17 a.m. July 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
China-U.S. Talks Turn Into Testy Exchange Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
6:04 a.m. June 19, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m 40, and a single, military dad of 2; I have rental income, $100K in retirement savings and expect at least $3K a month in retirement — what am I missing? Have a question about your own retirement savings? Email us at HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
10:29 a.m. June 9, 2021 - By Home Media
Best cheap car insurance in Texas for 2021Texas auto insurance prices are slightly higher than the national average. See how much drivers pay for car insurance in Texas and where to find the best rates.
11:45 a.m. May 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Rx for Retiree and Consumer Finances: Spending More on Government Healthcare Medicaid and Medicare reduce consumer indebtedness and make it easier to pay other bills. That alone could make it worth spending more on healthcare, writes Matthew C. Klein.
6:37 a.m. May 8, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Meet the software engineer who used crypto to buy his $650,000 dream home'You can’t pay your closing costs with a Van Gogh — it’s the same with your bitcoin.'
3:13 a.m. April 24, 2021 - By Eleanor Laise
Homeowners' new safety net leaves many at risk The clock is ticking as government races to stave off foreclosures.
3:00 a.m. April 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Older Americans Are Turning to Pot for Help With Ailments. Here's What to Know. Today's marijuana is more potent than it was when many seniors were younger, making it a challenge to get dosing correct when self-medicating.
9:08 a.m. April 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
A Forgotten Chapter in U.S. History: When Women Had To Choose Between Mortgages and MotherhoodLess than 50 years ago, many mortgage lenders refused to consider a woman's income. Some asked women for letters promising they would return to work if they had a baby. Others requested statements from their doctors that they were on birth control—or worse.
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