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Stock Market Today 6/16/21: Stocks Briefly Sputter as Fed Projects Higher Rates in 2023
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/16/21: Stocks Briefly Sputter as Fed Projects Higher Rates in 2023

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it anticipates rate hikes might be here sooner than previously expected, providing a brief market shakeup.
June 16, 2021
5 Threats to Cryptocurrency Dominance
cryptocurrency

5 Threats to Cryptocurrency Dominance

Can cryptocurrency eventually replace traditional fiat? Maybe ... but it will have to navigate several considerable obstacles first.
June 16, 2021
33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes
retirement

33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes

Even with the federal exemption from death taxes raised, retirees should pay more attention to estate taxes and inheritance taxes levied by states.
June 16, 2021
401(k) Basics: 7 Things You Should Know When You Enroll
401(k)s

401(k) Basics: 7 Things You Should Know When You Enroll

When you start a job there’s a ton of paperwork to fill out, but don’t let that keep you from carefully considering what to do about signing up for yo…
June 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/15/21: Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic Data Dump
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/15/21: Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic Data Dump

While the major market indexes closed in the red, oil prices climbed to levels not seen since late 2018.
June 15, 2021

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The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Value stocks have been en vogue this year. These names could see upside as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 15, 2021
SSDI and COVID-19: How to Apply for Disability Benefits Now
personal finance

SSDI and COVID-19: How to Apply for Disability Benefits Now

The long-term physical effects of COVID-19 are still being discovered. If you’re thinking of applying for Social Security disability benefits, here ar…
June 15, 2021
How to Generate Tax-Efficient Retirement Income
retirement planning

How to Generate Tax-Efficient Retirement Income

To limit your taxes, which accounts should you draw down sooner rather than later in retirement? The withdrawal strategy you decide to use could make …
June 15, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/14/21: Nasdaq Notches New High on Late Tech Push
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/14/21: Nasdaq Notches New High on Late Tech Push

Adobe, Apple and Netflix were among Monday's strong performers that helped lift the Nasdaq past its April highs.
June 14, 2021
Why You Need a Roth IRA
Roth IRAs

Why You Need a Roth IRA

With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.
June 14, 2021
Over 50 and Considering Divorce? How to Prepare Financially, Pre- and Post-Separation
Divorce

Over 50 and Considering Divorce? How to Prepare Financially, Pre- and Post-Separation

To preserve your wealth, you need to accept that changes are coming. You very likely won’t be able to maintain the same lifestyle separately that you …
June 14, 2021
You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices
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You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices

Young professionals are on the move. If you’ve made a switch or have one on the horizon, follow this checklist to keep your finances on track.
June 14, 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 an Amazon-backed EV play to a popular grocery-delivery app to the doughn…
June 13, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
June 13, 2021
3 Essentials for a Successful Retirement
retirement planning

3 Essentials for a Successful Retirement

To plan for the next phase of your life, you need clear strategies to provide for these three retirement needs.
June 13, 2021
As You Plan for Retirement, Also Prepare for the Unexpected
estate planning

As You Plan for Retirement, Also Prepare for the Unexpected

Whether you’re close to retirement or decades away, no one’s immortal. Things happen. Are you ready, or could you leave the people you love in a lurch…
June 12, 2021
New Graduates’ Guide to Paying Off Student Loans
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New Graduates’ Guide to Paying Off Student Loans

Congratulations on finishing your degree! Now it’s time to study up on the best way to pay off your student debt. You have a lot of options, so choose…
June 12, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/11/21: Stocks Tread Water Ahead of June Fed Meeting
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/11/21: Stocks Tread Water Ahead of June Fed Meeting

The S&P 500 managed to eke out a new record high, while the Dow muscled its way into the green at the close.
June 11, 2021
The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks
stocks

The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks

A recent trading frenzy around heavily shorted stocks has targeted names such as these. But beware: The music could stop at any moment.
June 11, 2021
What Exactly Is a Short Squeeze?
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What Exactly Is a Short Squeeze?

A short squeeze is a quick path to getting a lot of juice out of a stock. We explain the phenomenon, and the short selling that fuels it.
June 11, 2021
Should My Money Stay or Go? Employer 401(k) vs. IRA Rollover
401(k)s

Should My Money Stay or Go? Employer 401(k) vs. IRA Rollover

Employers are the newest contenders for the rollover assets from your retirement plan. Here’s what to consider when leaving your job and choosing whet…
June 11, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/10/21: S&P 500 Sets New High as Inflation Stays Red-Hot
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/10/21: S&P 500 Sets New High as Inflation Stays Red-Hot

May's consumer price index (CPI) growth was even hotter than expected, but investors didn't shy from the news, pushing the S&P 500 just over the new-h…
June 10, 2021
All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
blue chip stocks

All 30 Dow Jones 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 Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
June 10, 2021
5 Retail Stocks to Dress Up Your Portfolio This Summer
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5 Retail Stocks to Dress Up Your Portfolio This Summer

Retailers should continue to rebound as the economy recovers, and these retail stocks are likely to get a boost as a result.
June 10, 2021
5 Key Considerations as You Craft Your Retirement Plan
retirement planning

5 Key Considerations as You Craft Your Retirement Plan

No retirement plan is complete without covering these five key areas.
June 10, 2021