When Can You File Your Taxes This Year?
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When Can You File Your Taxes This Year?

If you're an early bird when it comes to filing your tax return, you'll have to wait a little longer this year before the IRS will accept your return.
Doug Glanville on Race, Sports — and Personal Finance
personal finance

Doug Glanville on Race, Sports — and Personal Finance

Kiplinger contributor (and former Major League Baseball player) Doug Glanville shares insights from years playing the game — and investing. Also, what…
The Recovery Rebate Credit: Get Your Full Stimulus Check Payment With This Tax Credit
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.
Biden Proposes $15 Minimum Wage
Politics

Biden Proposes $15 Minimum Wage

As part of his $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package, President-elect Biden proposed an increase in the federal minimum wage.
Got an Invention? Don’t Fall for These Patent Scams
Scams

Got an Invention? Don’t Fall for These Patent Scams

Getting an idea for a cool new product patented is a dream for many creative thinkers, but unfortunately there are plenty of scammers out there ready …

INVESTING 2021

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

The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021

Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021

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

James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021

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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 updated its popular online tool so that you can track the status of your second stimulus check.
January 9, 2021
Biden Calls for $1,400 Payments as Part of $1.9 Trillion Relief Package
2.Coronavirus and Your Money

Biden Calls for $1,400 Payments as Part of $1.9 Trillion Relief Package

Under Biden's plan for a third stimulus check, the $600 second-round stimulus checks would be increased to $2,000.
January 14, 2021
6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed
3.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 9, 2021
When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?
5.Coronavirus and Your Money

When Could We Get a Third Stimulus Check?

It's clear that President-elect Joe Biden and others in Congress are going to push for a third-round of stimulus checks, but it might be a while befor…
January 11, 2021
12 Ways the Biden Stimulus Package Could Put (or Keep) Money in Your Pocket
6.Coronavirus and Your Money

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

President-elect Biden's "American Rescue Plan" includes several proposals to assist people financially harmed by the pandemic.
January 15, 2021
How a Third Stimulus Check Could Differ From Your First and Second Payments
7.Coronavirus and Your Money

How a Third Stimulus Check Could Differ From Your First and Second Payments

There's going to be a big push for a third round of stimulus payments. But the amount and eligibility rules for your third stimulus check could be dif…
January 12, 2021
When Roth Conversions Are the Right Move – and When They Aren’t
8.Roth IRAs

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

Converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA can be a smart tax- and estate-planning strategy for some people, but it can be a mistake for others.
January 15, 2021

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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

Got an Invention? Don’t Fall for These Patent Scams
Scams

Got an Invention? Don’t Fall for These Patent Scams

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?
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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