Veterans day

U.S. Stock Markets Closed on Presidents Day

The global economy is a perpetual motion machine, but U.S. stock markets do take breaks: In addition to the weekends, there are nine holidays on which the stock exchange is shuttered. Here's the list for 2013, as well as the surprising history of Presidents Day.

Veterans Day Deals: The Holiday Weekend's Best Offers, Freebies

Veterans Day is this Sunday, and more than a few companies are paying their respects to our vets with special offers. Here are a few of the best deals that retailers and restaurants are offering, including many freebies for veterans and active-duty military members.

A Veterans Benefit That Far Too Many Vets Overlook

Only a third of elderly veterans are receiving the full health care benefits they're entitled to, according to the government, and Aid and Attendance is among the most overlooked. For those who qualify, the nearly $2,000 a month it provides could be godsend -- if they know to apply.

14 Veterans Day Freebies for Those Who Served

As a salute to those who have served our country, on Friday, many restaurants and other businesses are offering freebies to active military and veterans for Veterans Day. In many cases, you'll need military ID or proof of service; other deals apply to civilians too. Dig in and enjoy. That's an order!

Female Vets Get Short Shrift in Their Search for Help

About 1.5 million of nearly 22 million troops who have served are women. But recent military conflicts, including those in Iraq and Afghanistan, show that upon returning home, female veterans don't always get the support they need to reintegrate into society.

Veteran's Day freebies and deals 2010

Here are the top Veteran's Day military freebies and discounts in honor of the Nov. 11, 2010 holiday. Some of the best military freebies include...