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Follow these expert tips to help boost your bottom line in 2020 and beyond.
You don’t need nostaglia to prompt a good look at your own finances and prepare for the new year.
Business leaders say firms should be accountable to customers and workers, and protect the environment, too.
2020 is the year Real ID goes into effect for air travel. So having a star on your license will become more important if you don’t have a passport.
Independent contractors across the U.S. could become eligible for employee benefits.
Online shoppers who procrastinate get a reprieve, but it may not be free.
Benefits will rise 1.6% next year, confirming Kiplinger’s forecast for the cost-of-living adjustment.
Finding coverage until Medicare kicks in isn’t hard, but policies can be pricey.
Rental income is considered “passive,” and traditional and Roth IRA contributions must come from “active” income, or compensation from working.
The burden’s on parents who want to remain involved in the medical and financial affairs of a child who has reached adulthood.
Use our guide to pick the standout investments in your retirement plan.
These income-paying picks clobbered the broad market over the past 12 months.
Buy-and-hold is the best strategy, but for many investors, it is too hard to practice. The second-best strategy is hedging.
The best bets are in arcane areas such as commercial mortgage-backed securities, nonbank business lending and structured credit.
These funds let Main Street investors profit from Wall Street’s deals.
In spite of a rocky 12 months, mid-cap stocks are in a market sweet spot. And investors should consider snapping them up.
Commissions hit zero at big online brokers, but investors should be aware of other, sometimes hidden costs.
This fund chooses high-quality but overlooked stocks.
Wasatch Small Cap Value smashes both the Russell 2000 and S&P 500, even as small-company stocks have experienced more turbulence.
Are you willing to walk for a higher return? There’s an app (and account) for that.
Filing a claim can be an ordeal, but these preventive measures will streamline the process.
We’ve visited nine national parks since we retired, and next year we’re heading to Acadia in Maine.
Play your cards right and a first-class flight, luxe hotel suite or a pile of cash can be yours.
All-wheel drive may lend you a false sense of security. The right tires will give you more traction.