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2021 Child Tax Credit Calculator
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Tax Breaks

2021 Child Tax Credit Calculator

See how much money you'll get in advance under the new child tax credit rules for 2021. Payments will start July 15.
May 17, 2021
Third Stimulus Check Calculator
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Coronavirus and Your Money

Third Stimulus Check Calculator

Find out how much your third stimulus check will be using this handy tool.
April 8, 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
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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
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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
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)
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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
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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
Your Business

12 Things to Be Thankful for in 2019

December 24, 2019
5 Reasons NOT to Fear China (and 3 Reasons to Still Worry)
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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
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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
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11 Key Political and Economic Forecasts for 2018

Forecasting the future is no easy task.
January 5, 2018
10 Things to Look Forward to in 2018
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10 Things to Look Forward to in 2018

We won’t torment you with all the things going wrong in the world as you sit down to holiday feasts with all the fixings.
December 22, 2017
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
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10 Things to Look Forward to in 2017

Can’t wait for 2016 to be over?
January 10, 2017
10 Predictions for 2017 on the Stock Market, the Economy, Tax Reform and More
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Economic Forecasts

10 Predictions for 2017 on the Stock Market, the Economy, Tax Reform and More

The Kiplinger Letter’s annual outlook reveals what to expect from the U.S. economy, the Trump administration, tax reform efforts, energy prices, the s…
January 2, 2017
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Force One
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Force One

In 2021 or thereabouts, the president of the United States will board a spanking new Air Force One that will boast new standards of technological soph…
September 12, 2016
The Tax Consequences of Moving Abroad
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The Tax Consequences of Moving Abroad

If you're thinking about moving overseas after the 2016 presidential election, know that the U.S. will continue to tax you.
August 15, 2016