12 Ways the Biden Stimulus Package Could Put (or Keep) Money in Your Pocket
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.
Anatomy of a Stock Trade: What Happens After You Click “Buy”
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Anatomy of a Stock Trade: What Happens After You Click “Buy”

While trades are now commission-free to most consumers, a lot of money is still being made on penny-level differences in the process.
The 11 Best Vanguard Funds for 2021
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The 11 Best Vanguard Funds for 2021

It'd be easy to put together a full 2021 gameplan using nothing but a mix of the best Vanguard funds. Here are 11 that stand out for the year to come.
How to Handle an IRS Audit of Your Tax Return
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How to Handle an IRS Audit of Your Tax Return

Don't panic! Keys to success include being well prepared, establishing credibility right from the start, and keeping your wits about you.
Fund Your IRA, Cut Your Taxes
Tax Breaks

Fund Your IRA, Cut Your Taxes

There’s still time to make a 2020 IRA contribution and lower your tax bill.

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
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Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021

2021's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans
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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
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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
Biden Calls for $1,400 Payments as Part of $1.9 Trillion Relief Package
6.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
22 IRS Audit Red Flags
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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
8.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

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10 New Year’s Financial To Do’s (You’ll Feel Great When You Check Them Off)
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When Roth Conversions Are the Right Move – and When They Aren’t
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When Roth Conversions Are the Right Move – and When They Aren’t

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

MONEY AND RELATIONSHIPS

Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced

Don't Let the Kids Wreck Retirement
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Don't Let the Kids Wreck Retirement

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

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Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups

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James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021
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James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021

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

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