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Here are a few of the hot topics on the NerdWallet blog this week. Every Wednesday we round ‘em up so you can stay tuned on the latest news, tips and tricks that could affect your daily budget.

NerdWallet supports Movember! See which famous ‘staches made the cut for our Top 10 Magnificent Mustaches.

You may have heard two states just voted to legalize marijuana — what do the new laws really mean?

How can senior citizens safely use home rental sites like airbnb? Is the extra income worth the risk?

The Top 5 Ways to Thank our Veterans and Troops

Are OpenTable, and the online restaurant reservation business, poised for growth?

Why Hurricane Sandy was a disaster – just not for insurance companies!

NerdWallet’s election model correctly predicted the election outcome last week.

Support charities by booking your travel through these sites.

Tips for renting a car internationally.

Study: Which days are best to avoid Thanksgiving travel delays?

“I’ve Been Satisfied Since Day One:” An Exclusive Interview with the Plaintiff in the Visa-MasterCard AntiTrust Lawsuit

My Phone’s a Wallet Now, Too? Making Mobile Payments the Right Way