Happy Monday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:
It’s becoming more affordable to buy a home in these 10 cities (and San Francisco makes the list)
Start with Allentown, Pa. The flip side? Homes in Tulsa are becoming less affordable.
How do we move on from ‘OK boomer?’
Boomer blaming, finger pointing and the generational divide: Shouldn’t we address the real issues?
Winter storm could nudge consumers to spend more on Cyber Monday, setting all-time sales record
A winter storm arrived Sunday on the East Coast, just in time for the biggest online shopping holiday of the year.
‘I’m by no means a gold digger, but I feel jerked around’ — he lived with his elderly friend for 16 years and suspects he’s broke
‘I took him at his word because he’s been so dependable forever and now we are nearly broke.’
Is holiday overeating slowly killing us?
Obesity is an epidemic, the CDC says, but this research suggests holiday overeating and overdrinking is a contributing factor.
When it’s OK to say ‘no’ to charities
Phil Buchanan, author of ‘Giving Done Right,’ offers advice on how to give wisely.
Here’s one thing you should be shopping for this holiday season
This is the best time of year to make one big-ticket purchase, new data suggests.
What is your capital gains tax rate? Good question — it can get confusing
Tax Guy is here with answers.
‘I am planning on retaining a lawyer’ — My mom left her entire estate to my stepfather, so how can I claim what is rightfully mine?
‘Even if you break bread on Thanksgiving and have known each other for most of your lives, you are not considered his child under the eyes of the law.’
10 diet hacks to help you lose weight
How to cheat at dieting — and still shed pounds.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Trump said ready to slap more tariffs on China without trade deal
President Trump is prepared to levy more duties on Chinese goods in the absence of a trade deal, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday, shortly after the president announced the resumption of tariffs on Argentinian and Brazilian steel.
Trump campaign says it will bar Bloomberg reporters over political-coverage policy
The Trump campaign said Monday it will not credential Bloomberg News reporters for campaign events in the wake of a decision by the company not to probe founder Michael Bloomberg, a Democratic presidential hopeful.
Elizabeth Warren gets emotional after young voter’s tear-jerker of a question
Elizabeth Warren, who has had a rough go of it in the polls lately, had a moment at a town hall in Iowa on Sunday night.
Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page opens up about Trump’s ‘sickening’ attacks — then Trump responds with another one
Back in October, President Trump called out former FBI lawyer Lisa Page by name — again — as he regaled an adoring Minneapolis crowd with, as she put it, a “demeaning fake orgasm” that ultimately led her to break her public silence.
Zelensky says he didn’t see Trump conversation as a ‘you give me this, I give you that’ scenario
“I did not speak with U.S. President Trump in those terms,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reportedly told the German newsmagazine Der Speigel.