All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow stocks are better opportunities than othe…
Tax Day 2021: When's the Last Day to File Taxes?
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Tax Day 2021: When's the Last Day to File Taxes?

Many people are wondering if Tax Day will be pushed back again this year because of the pandemic. Here's what we know so far.
Yours, Mine … and Maybe Ours? Advice for Couples on How to Handle Money
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Yours, Mine … and Maybe Ours? Advice for Couples on How to Handle Money

Picking the right money-handling strategy for your family – separate finances, a joint account or something in between? – can make a big difference on…
Tax Tip: Reporting a 2020 RMD From an IRA That You Later Returned
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Tax Tip: Reporting a 2020 RMD From an IRA That You Later Returned

If you paid back a "required minimum distribution" from an IRA last year, you still have to report the payout on your 2020 tax return.
2 Top-Tier T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds
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2 Top-Tier T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds

T. Rowe Price's mutual funds typically stand out among their peers, but these two selections provide elite equity and bond exposure for this point in …

STIMULUS

The Current Plan for $1,400 Checks
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The Current Plan for $1,400 Checks

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Third Stimulus Check Calculator

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

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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 stimulus checks.
February 19, 2021
Want More Tax-Free Retirement Income? One Man’s Whole Life Decision
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Want More Tax-Free Retirement Income? One Man’s Whole Life Decision

Whole life insurance might not be something that’s on your retirement planning radar, but for this client, here’s how it served his need to control ta…
February 23, 2021
The Current Plan for $1,400 Checks
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The Current Plan for $1,400 Checks

Here's what you need to know about the stimulus check plan currently being considered in Congress for President Biden's COVID-relief package.
February 18, 2021
Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021
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Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021

The most exciting initial public offerings (IPOs) expected in 2021 range from a crypto exchange to an Amazon-backed EV play to a popular grocery-deliv…
February 22, 2021
Are You Being Too Frugal in Retirement?
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Are You Being Too Frugal in Retirement?

You might be surprised how common it is to be so afraid to spend that you don’t fully enjoy your retirement. But there are things you can do about tha…
February 19, 2021
What Are the Income Tax Brackets for 2021 vs. 2020?
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What Are the Income Tax Brackets for 2021 vs. 2020?

For both 2020 and 2021, you can end up in one of seven different federal income tax brackets – each with its own marginal tax rate – depending on your…
February 9, 2021
The Biden Stimulus Plan: Push for a Higher Child Tax Credit Continues
8.Coronavirus and Your Money

The Biden Stimulus Plan: Push for a Higher Child Tax Credit Continues

The proposal currently on the table would increase the child tax credit to $3,000 or $3,600 per child and have the IRS pay 50% of it in advance.
February 16, 2021

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Minimum Wage Update: Republican Senators Offer $10 Minimum Wage Plan
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Minimum Wage Update: Republican Senators Offer $10 Minimum Wage Plan

Biden Steers PPP Loans to Smallest Businesses
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Biden Steers PPP Loans to Smallest Businesses

Captive Insurance for Pandemics? What Small Businesses Can Do
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Captive Insurance for Pandemics? What Small Businesses Can Do

Small-Business Owners Can Be Divided into 2 Camps – Which Are You?
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Small-Business Owners Can Be Divided into 2 Camps – Which Are You?

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Why I’m No Fan of Trading Apps That Treat Investing Like a Game
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Why I’m No Fan of Trading Apps That Treat Investing Like a Game

How Savers Can Earn More on Their Money, and Do It Safely
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How Savers Can Earn More on Their Money, and Do It Safely

Want More Tax-Free Retirement Income? One Man’s Whole Life Decision
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Want More Tax-Free Retirement Income? One Man’s Whole Life Decision

Yours, Mine … and Maybe Ours? Advice for Couples on How to Handle Money
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Yours, Mine … and Maybe Ours? Advice for Couples on How to Handle Money

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Why Pay Money to File Your Taxes?
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Why Pay Money to File Your Taxes?

Unpacking the GameStop Blowup with Kyle Woodley
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Unpacking the GameStop Blowup with Kyle Woodley

Handling Taxes and Insurance When Working from “Home”
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Handling Taxes and Insurance When Working from “Home”

Taxes on Retirees — What’s New?
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Taxes on Retirees — What’s New?