20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
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.
Retail Sales Decline for Third Month on Pandemic Effects
Economic Forecasts

Retail Sales Decline for Third Month on Pandemic Effects

Kiplinger’s latest forecast on retail sales and consumer spending.
The Janet Yellen Era: Chapter Two
economy

The Janet Yellen Era: Chapter Two

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen, if installed as Secretary of the Treasury as expected, should help to calm Main Street and Wall Street alike.
When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?
Coronavirus and Your Money

When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?

President-elect Joe Biden and others in Congress are pushing for a third-round of stimulus checks, but it might be a while before we get them.
Planning for a Non-Traditional Family (Which Is Probably Yours)
estate planning

Planning for a Non-Traditional Family (Which Is Probably Yours)

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Here’s how to make sure yours is financially protected regardless of who’s part of it.

INVESTING 2021

The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021

Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021
dividend stocks

Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021

2021's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans
mutual funds

2021's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

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Where's My Stimulus Check? Use the IRS's "Get My Payment" Portal to Get an Answer
1.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
The Recovery Rebate Credit: Get Your Full Stimulus Check Payment With This Tax Credit
2.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
When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?
3.Coronavirus and Your Money

When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?

President-elect Joe 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 18, 2021
6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed
5.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
22 IRS Audit Red Flags
6.tax returns

22 IRS Audit Red Flags

There's no sure way to avoid an IRS audit of your tax return, but these red flags could increase your chances of drawing unwanted attention from the I…
January 12, 2021
Your Second Stimulus Check: How Much? When? And Other FAQs
7.Coronavirus and Your Money

Your Second Stimulus Check: How Much? When? And Other FAQs

Here's what you need to know about the $600 second stimulus checks being sent to eligible Americans.
January 9, 2021
When Will Your Second Stimulus Check Arrive? It May Already Be On Its Way
8.Coronavirus and Your Money

When Will Your Second Stimulus Check Arrive? It May Already Be On Its Way

A direct deposit payment could already be in your bank account. Paper checks will follow quickly.
January 4, 2021

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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

Stocks Had a Big Year. Should You Sell Some to Buy a Second Home?
real estate

Stocks Had a Big Year. Should You Sell Some to Buy a Second Home?

10 New Year’s Financial To Do’s (You’ll Feel Great When You Check Them Off)
retirement planning

10 New Year’s Financial To Do’s (You’ll Feel Great When You Check Them Off)

When Roth Conversions Are the Right Move – and When They Aren’t
Roth IRAs

When Roth Conversions Are the Right Move – and When They Aren’t

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

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Is a Fix Coming Soon for Social Security?
Smart Buying

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