How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings?
taxes

How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings?

The federal government will take a big tax bite out of your $1 billion Mega Millions payout. Your state might, too.
Do Stimulus Checks Increase the Tax on Social Security Benefits?
Coronavirus and Your Money

Do Stimulus Checks Increase the Tax on Social Security Benefits?

The answer to this question comes down to whether a stimulus check increases "provisional income."
9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021

Utility stocks: They're steady, they're dependable, they deliver income. That's the case with most of these top 2021 picks ... but a couple break the …
Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Is Loan Forgiveness Next?
Coronavirus and Your Money

Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Is Loan Forgiveness Next?

On his first day as president, Joe Biden continued the suspension of student loan payments until October.
The Best Robo Adviser for You
Financial Advisers

The Best Robo Adviser for You

We sort through the evolving world of automated investment services, including some that offer a human touch.

TAX SEASON

When Can You File Your Taxes This Year?
tax filing

When Can You File Your Taxes This Year?

Fund Your IRA, Cut Your Taxes
Tax Breaks

Fund Your IRA, Cut Your Taxes

How to Handle an IRS Audit of Your Tax Return
tax returns

How to Handle an IRS Audit of Your Tax Return

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When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?
1.Coronavirus and Your Money

When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?

President Biden and others in Congress are pushing for a third-round of stimulus checks, but it might be a while before we get them.
January 20, 2021
Where's My Stimulus Check? Use the IRS's "Get My Payment" Portal to Get an Answer
2.Coronavirus and Your Money

Where's My Stimulus Check? Use the IRS's "Get My Payment" Portal to Get an Answer

The IRS has an online tool that lets you track the status of your second stimulus check.
January 18, 2021
20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
3.stocks to buy

20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency

Joe Biden has been sworn in as America's 46th president. These are 20 of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
January 20, 2021
12 Ways the Biden Stimulus Package Could Put (or Keep) Money in Your Pocket
5.Coronavirus and Your Money

12 Ways the Biden Stimulus Package Could Put (or Keep) Money in Your Pocket

President Biden's "American Rescue Plan" includes several proposals to assist people financially harmed by the pandemic.
January 20, 2021
President Biden's Tax Plans for the Next Few Years
6.Politics

President Biden's Tax Plans for the Next Few Years

With control of both the House and Senate in Democratic hands, President Biden will be able to get more of his tax agenda through Congress. Here's wha…
January 20, 2021
The Recovery Rebate Credit: Get Your Full Stimulus Check Payment With This Tax Credit
7.Tax Breaks

The Recovery Rebate Credit: Get Your Full Stimulus Check Payment With This Tax Credit

If you didn't get a stimulus check, or you didn't get the full amount, you may be able to claim the recovery rebate credit on your 2020 tax return.
January 18, 2021
6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed
8.Coronavirus and Your Money

6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed

The IRS started delivering second-round payments in December. If you're still waiting for your money, here's why your second stimulus check could be l…
January 18, 2021

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ADVICE FROM FINANCIAL PROS

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What Could 2021 Hold for Your Finances?
retirement planning

What Could 2021 Hold for Your Finances?

Don’t Have a Pension? The SECURE Act Could Help
retirement planning

Don’t Have a Pension? The SECURE Act Could Help

4 Reasons Retirees Should Care About the New Coronavirus Stimulus Package
Coronavirus and Your Money

4 Reasons Retirees Should Care About the New Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Unhappy with Low CD Rates? A Structured Note May Be the Answer
retirement planning

Unhappy with Low CD Rates? A Structured Note May Be the Answer

MONEY AND RELATIONSHIPS

Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
Divorce

Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced

Don't Let the Kids Wreck Retirement
retirement

Don't Let the Kids Wreck Retirement

Living Together, But Not Married? Consider A Cohabitation Agreement
Getting Married

Living Together, But Not Married? Consider A Cohabitation Agreement

Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups
Divorce

Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups

PODCASTS

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Is a Fix Coming Soon for Social Security?
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Is a Fix Coming Soon for Social Security?

James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021

Doug Glanville on Race, Sports — and Personal Finance
personal finance

Doug Glanville on Race, Sports — and Personal Finance

State Taxes on the Middle Class, with Rocky Mengle
Tax Breaks

State Taxes on the Middle Class, with Rocky Mengle