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Personal Finance Daily: The CDC says you shouldn’t travel for Thanksgiving and Dr. Fauci on Biden’s scientific credentials

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‘We’re alarmed’: CDC issues blunt statement against travel this Thanksgiving

‘We’re seeing exponential growth in cases, and the opportunity to translocate disease,’ the CDC said.

The CDC says you shouldn’t travel for Thanksgiving — here’s how to reduce risk if you do

‘The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with,’ the agency said Thursday.

My wife wants to pay for her sister’s $25K wedding. My future brother-in-law is blue collar — and earns more money than me

‘Five years ago, she and her sister inherited a substantial amount of money, split equally between them. Think low six figures.’

COVID-19 spread when 5 million people left Wuhan for Chinese New Year, yet 50 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than a quarter million people in the U.S.

16 ways to throw together a smaller, no-fuss Thanksgiving dinner at the last minute

The CDC says folks shouldn’t travel for Thanksgiving. These places can deliver everything you need — contact-free, if you want..

The messy, legally murky eviction of a North Carolina single mother — despite the CDC’s moratorium: ‘Nobody’s enforcing it’

Thousands of evictions are moving forward across the country, even though the CDC has ostensibly banned them.

‘I lost my mom 2 months ago and I’m still in a fog’: My brother and his family moved into her home. They want more than half

‘My sister-in-law and her 2 children feel that I have “played” my brother and that it seems “fishy” that I didn’t push to sell the house long ago.’

‘I’m nobody’s ATM’: I’m 27 and successful, and always pay for my friends. How do I stop without losing them or making them angry?

‘Now that I’m a business owner and learning more about money management, I haven’t been willing to do as much lavish spending, or compensate my friends anymore.’

Dr. Fauci on Biden’s scientific credentials — and the delay in the transfer of power

The director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases spoke about political transitions and past mistakes.

I have nearly $600,000 in student debt after getting four college degrees. Can I still buy a home?

The coronavirus pandemic has complicated the process mortgage lenders use to underwrite home loans for people with student debt.

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Fed’s Kaplan says double-dip recession is a possibility

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U.S. jobless claims jump 31,000 to 742,000 amid record coronavirus surge

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The best money advice from these investment pros has nothing to do with stocks

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