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2021 Child Tax Credit Calculator
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Tax Breaks

2021 Child Tax Credit Calculator

How big will your child tax credit be on your 2021 tax return? Our calculator will give you the answer.
April 5, 2022
Third Stimulus Check Calculator
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Coronavirus and Your Money

Third Stimulus Check Calculator

See how much your third stimulus check should have been using this handy tool.
February 4, 2022
10 Things to Be Thankful for in 2021
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personal finance

10 Things to Be Thankful for in 2021

Kiplinger’s annual roundup of economic good news, technological advances, and medical breakthroughs for you to celebrate throughout the holiday season…
November 24, 2021
Business Cost Outlooks for 2022: Eight Key Sectors
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Economic Forecasts

Business Cost Outlooks for 2022: Eight Key Sectors

What’s in store for all sorts of business costs in 2022?
October 12, 2021
Net Worth Calculator
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Tools

Net Worth Calculator

If you sold all your assets and paid all your debts, what would be left over? That’s your net worth. Calculate it here.
September 29, 2021
How Much Umbrella Insurance Do I Need?
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umbrella insurance

How Much Umbrella Insurance Do I Need?

Having too much liability insurance is better than having too little. Use our calculator to determine how much umbrella coverage is right for you.
August 3, 2021
What Biden Will Do: 23 Policy Plays to Expect From the Next Administration
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Politics

What Biden Will Do: 23 Policy Plays to Expect From the Next Administration

The Kiplinger Letter forecasts President-Elect Joe Biden’s biggest priorities -- and the likelihood of progress on them.
January 19, 2021
The Kiplinger Letter’s Must-Read Political and Economic Forecasts for 2021
Politics

The Kiplinger Letter’s Must-Read Political and Economic Forecasts for 2021

Our annual outlook explores what to expect from the U.S. economy, the new Congress and next administration, trade tensions, cryptocurrency, self-drivi…
January 12, 2021
POLL: How the Pandemic Has Shaken Up Retirement Planning
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Coronavirus and Your Money

POLL: How the Pandemic Has Shaken Up Retirement Planning

Many Americans say they plan to delay retirement so they can work longer and boost savings.
January 7, 2021
10 Things to Be Thankful for in 2020
personal finance

10 Things to Be Thankful for in 2020

The pandemic may have kept us inside and apart, but that doesn't mean there isn't any good to be found in 2020.
November 21, 2020
17 People You Should Tip for the Holidays
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spending

17 People You Should Tip for the Holidays

The holiday season is prime time to give back. So who gets a holiday tip this year – and how much?
November 6, 2020
Kiplinger's 2020 Election Forecast
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Politics

Kiplinger's 2020 Election Forecast

For nearly a century, The Kiplinger Letter has forecasted the outcome of presidential elections to keep readers informed of what's coming and what it …
October 29, 2020
Insurers Cut Telehealth Benefits
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Healthy Living on a Budget

Insurers Cut Telehealth Benefits

UnitedHealthGroup and Anthem customers were set to face out-of-pocket charges on certain telehealth visits starting October 1.
October 19, 2020
A Kiplinger-Alliance for Lifetime Income Poll: Americans & Retirement Security
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Financial Planning

A Kiplinger-Alliance for Lifetime Income Poll: Americans & Retirement Security

The majority of respondents in our poll would welcome more guaranteed income.
September 8, 2020
13 Things That May Soon Disappear Forever (The Pandemic Edition)
Technology

13 Things That May Soon Disappear Forever (The Pandemic Edition)

Emerging technologies (and now the COVID-19 pandemic) are putting an end to these familiar items and practices.
June 9, 2020
The Best- and Worst-Case Forecasts for This Coronavirus Recession
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Economic Forecasts

The Best- and Worst-Case Forecasts for This Coronavirus Recession

Here is a rough guide to how deep a decline we’re facing, and how the eventual recovery may unfold.
April 7, 2020
The Kiplinger Letter's Must-Read Political and Economic Forecasts for 2020
Economic Forecasts

The Kiplinger Letter's Must-Read Political and Economic Forecasts for 2020

The annual outlook reveals what to expect from the U.S. economy, trade tensions, the future of coal, weed, GOP election victories and more.
January 3, 2020
12 Things to Be Thankful for in 2019
Economic Forecasts

12 Things to Be Thankful for in 2019

December 24, 2019
5 Reasons NOT to Fear China (and 3 Reasons to Still Worry)
Economic Forecasts

5 Reasons NOT to Fear China (and 3 Reasons to Still Worry)

In the 1980s, many Americans feared that fast-growing Japan would supplant the U.S.
November 20, 2019
Nothing Getting Done at Work? Blame Fantasy Sports
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Business Costs & Regulation

Nothing Getting Done at Work? Blame Fantasy Sports

Today's forecast for management decisionmaking.
August 30, 2019
10 Must-Read 2019 Forecasts from the Kiplinger Letter
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Economic Forecasts

10 Must-Read 2019 Forecasts from the Kiplinger Letter

What's ahead for 2019? The Kiplinger Letter has 10 key forecasts.
January 9, 2019
11 Things Going Right as We Head Into 2019
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Economic Forecasts

11 Things Going Right as We Head Into 2019

11 developments, economic and otherwise, that reveal brighter days ahead in 2019.
December 24, 2018
The Economy Is Fine: 7 Reasons Investors Shouldn't Panic
Economic Forecasts

The Economy Is Fine: 7 Reasons Investors Shouldn't Panic

The stock market has just gone through a bout of volatility stronger than anything we’ve seen since 2015.
March 6, 2018
11 Key Political and Economic Forecasts for 2018
Economic Forecasts

11 Key Political and Economic Forecasts for 2018

Forecasting the future is no easy task.
January 5, 2018
10 Great Movie Rentals That Will Pay You Back
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10 Great Movie Rentals That Will Pay You Back

Here are some timeless classics from which we all can learn valuable personal-finance lessons
October 3, 2017
20 Amazing Ways Your Daily Life Will Be Different in 2030
Technology

20 Amazing Ways Your Daily Life Will Be Different in 2030

For more than 90 years, The Kiplinger Letter has been alerting its readers to important emerging technologies and how they will impact businesses, con…
February 26, 2017
10 Things to Look Forward to in 2017
Economic Forecasts

10 Things to Look Forward to in 2017

Can’t wait for 2016 to be over?
January 10, 2017